Lili St. Cyr was, in the words of legendary reporter Mike Wallace, the “highest paid stripteaser in America.” Wallace was so fascinated by Lili that out of all the presidents and celebrities he interviewed over a long career, she was the one he remained fixated on. Her beauty had that kind of effect.
Mel Gordon, author of Voluptuous Panic, the celebrated history about the sex culture of Weimar Berlin, returns with a stunningly illustrated look at Paris, The City of Pleasure, prior to and during German occupation during World War II.
It's a Man's World was first released in 2003. This rich collection, filled with interviews, essays, and color reproductions of testosterone-heavy thirty-five-cent magazines with names like Man's Exploits, Rage, and Escape to Adventure (to name a few), illustrates the culture created to help veterans confront the confusion of jobs, girls, and the Cold War on their return from World War II and the Korean War.
A photographic poke in the eye as you peek under the hood of kustom kulture. Let 12 international photographers take you on a road trip through a vintage landscape, where the women wear stockings and speak in seductive whiskey-stained whispers, and the men, hard and mean, burn rubber through your imagination. Learn More
In the world of contemporary pinup art, few artists can capture the sexy essence of a gorgeous woman as well and as wonderfully as Jim Silke. Silke's best-selling art books include Bettie Page, Queen of Hearts and Pin-Up: The Illegitimate Art. Learn More