Experiencing breakfast at the world’s only clown-themed Googie coffee shop, Pancake Circus, in Sacramento since 1961, has been on my to-do list ever since I first heard this place existed. Finally, thankfully, I arrived! Curiosity pulled me there like a magnet.CLICK FOR MORE!
LIVE EVENT! ... IN LOS ANGELES... SEPTEMBER 24 ...
DISNEYLAND TOUR OF DOWNTOWN LOS ANGELES
6-Hour Retro Field Trip Tour Adventure Extravaganza!SEPTEMBER 14, 2014 @ 11AM-5PMSOLD OUTSEPTEMBER 21, 2014 @ 11AM-5PM
800 N. ALAMEDA
LOS ANGELES, CA“Rediscover Downtown Los Angeles as I have” says your tour guide Charles Phoenix, “I... MORE INFO>>
LIVE EVENT! ... IN LOS ANGELES... OCTOBER 12, 2014
ARCHITECTURE IN LA
Live Slide Show Performance Celebrating Lost And Found Mid-Century Mod, Tiki, Googie, Theme Parks And Much More!OCTOBER 12, 2014 @ 7:00PM
MOCA GRAND AVENUE
LOS ANGELES, CAWith his quirky expertise, quick-witted commentary and keen eye for oddball detail, Ambassador of Americana Charles Phoenix takes us on a fun-fue... MORE INFO>>
LIVE EVENT! ... IN DAYTON ... NOVEMBER 6, 2014
BIG RETRO SLIDE SHOW
Live Comedy Performance Celebrating Classic And Kitschy American Life And StyleNOVEMBER 6, 2014 @ 8:00 PM
DAYTON ART INSTITUTE
DAYTON, OHWith his unbridled enthusiasm, gracious wit and keen eye for oddball detail, the Ambassador of Americana roasts and toasts space age suburbia, ca... MORE INFO>>
LIVE EVENT! ... IN TORRANCE, CA ... NOVEMBER 7-8, 2014
A Live Comedy, All Vintage Kodachrome Slide Show Performance Celebrating Local Mid-Century Life And Style!NOVEMBER 7, 2014 @ 8:00 PMNOVEMBER 8, 2014 @ 8:00 PM
3300 CIVIC CENTER DR
TORRANCE, CA 90503
Join pop culture humorist and author Charles Phoenix as he supe... MORE INFO>>
The spaghetti of our lives! My fave is served at Vince's in my hometown of Ontario, CA. Vince's is the world's largest spaghetti restaurant. Homespun and family run, since 1945. Talk about hometown pride! I've been enjoying the spaghetti dining experience there for as long as I can remember.CLICK FOR MORE!
Long before this very 1958 Fiesta Station Wagon by Oldsmobile made it to the auction block was a classic dreamcar day I'll never forget.CLICK FOR MORE!
Frankly, I spend more time that I would care to admit daydreaming new cake recipes to try in my trustworthy Charles Phoenix Test Kitchen...CLICK FOR MORE!
It’s official!!! A replica 1948 In-N-Out Burger drive-thru stand nears completion at its original location in Baldwin Park, SoCal!!! It’s a mid-century […]CLICK FOR MORE!
About 20 years ago, curiosity got the best of me and I decided that I just had to see the house that […]CLICK FOR MORE!
The Wonder Bowl bowls me over! That twisted fan splay of signposts skewering big bowling balls is one of the great wonders […]CLICK FOR MORE!