Live Comedy Performance Celebrating Classic and Kitschy American Life and Style

The Kentucky Theatre
214 E Main Street
Lexington, KY 40507

Prepare for your local and national pride to swell when pop culture humorist, Charles Phoenix, launches mid-century Americana into the stratosphere! With his keen expertise, unbridled enthusiasm, and the Addicted to Americana author shows and…Read More



SEPTEMBER 15, 2019 • 2:00

Book Signing Event at Wacko

4633 Hollywood Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90027

Join pop culture humorist and author Charles Phoenix for the launch of his latest coffee table book, HOLIDAY JUBILEE, celebrating the holidays like never before. AT WACKO – World’s Greatest Pop-culture Emporium MUSICAL STYLINGS by…Read More



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Presented by Modernism Week

HK3 Design,
501 S. Palm Canyon Drive,
Palm Springs, CA 92264

Retro pop culture humorist and Holiday Jubilee author, Charles Phoenix leads a spirited adventure atop a double-decker, open-air bus highlighting exterior views of spectacular mid-century modern homes and estates, commercial and civic buildings, and other…Read More


Join Charles at the first ever Tikiland Trading CO. pop up marketplace alongside dozens of world class tiki artists, makers, and vendors signing his latest book, Addicted to Americana. Books will be available for sale. Festive TIKI attire is encouraged but not expected.

Join Charles at the landmark Continental Club (7 to 8pm) where he’ll be signing copies of latest coffee table book, Addicted to Americana. 15. at door -includes HEY, LORETTA!” Hillbilly Hoedown and Pie Social – tribute to Loretta Lynn starting at 8pm – Charles will be the pie auctioneer!

Celebrating the classic and kitschy American life and style with more than 500 spectacular images, Addicted to Americana is a colorful coffee table book exploding with midcentury marvels, space-age style, roadside wonders, festive foods, crazy car culture, and futuristic transportation via Charles’ road-trip discoveries and found vintage Kodachrome slides.

Join Charles Saturday, Addicted to Americana book signing – Books will be availble for sale – 30. –(CASH OR CHECK ONLY) Festive TIKI dress is encouraged but not expected.

Be prepared for your Disney lovin’ spirit to soar when Ambassador of Americana, Charles Phoenix, sweeps us away on a fun-filled, time-travel adventure to the granddaddy of all theme parks, when it was new.

With his unbridled enthusiasm and keen expertise, Charles shares the backstories as he shares glorious vintage color images captured by tourists visiting Disneyland in the 50s and 60s –

Experience the early days of Main Street USA, Adventureland, Fantasyland, Frontierland, and original Tomorrowland, when it was promoted as “The World of 1986.” Revisit long-gone attractions including the Skyway, Flying Saucers, Indian Village, Stage Coaches, People Mover, Carousel of Progress, House of the Future and more.

Charles also shares the flaming beginnings of Disneyland’s iconic monorail, takes you inside of the legendary, House of the Future and transports you to outer space on the iconic TWA “Rocket to the Moon” and much more.

DETAILS: Shows runs 80 min, all seats general admission. A limited number of tickets may also be available at the door. Show is appropriate for all ages. Seating is on a first come, first served basis. Children 3 and under do not require tickets. Refunds will only be issued should the show be canceled.

Select the Breakfast ticket option for the 11am show and join Charles from 9-10:30am for a traditional breakfast buffet (plus Mickey waffles!) in the Grand Floridian Conference Center before your show. See for more info

Prepare for your national pride to swell when Ambassador of Americana, Charles Phoenix, launches retro pop culture into the stratosphere! With his spirited commentary, keen expertise, and eagle eye for oddball detail, Charles shares the very best of his retro road-trip discoveries and colorful kaleidoscope of found vintage Kodachrome slides … all from the pages of his latest book, Addicted to Americana. (book signing to follow)

This must-see show is a marvelous mashup of mid-century of stories and glories of spectacular space-age style, amazing attractions, local landmarks, roadside wonders, festive foods, crazy car culture, futuristic transportation and more galore all in glorious Kodachorme COLOR! Your imagination will be inspired and your American spirit will soar!