CHARLES DOES TIKI OASIS CAR SHOW
Pop culture humorist, food crafter and tour guide Charles Phoenix performing his "Big Retro Slide Show" live on stage, mixing it up on TV with Conan and Martha Stewart and sharing his original culinary creations including the Astro-Weenie Christmas Tree, Cherpumple, Flying Gingerbread House and more in this fun-filled mash-up of video clips!
The 1960 Plymouth Fury is one of the most spectacular cars of the space age! First of all, the name, FURY! It's the only car ever named for violent anger or rage. How weird is that? That pointy front fender; the shape of the wheel wells and yes, just in case you didn't notice, those ravishing rooster tail fins! Cock-a-doodle-doo!
I have a special affection for the fabled city of Compton. Long before it became famous as a hot bed of hip-hop culture my mother grew up there in the 40s and 50s when it was just a typical working class suburban city. My grandmother was a housewife and my grandfather worked at the nearby shipyards.