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Welcome 2011: DRB Feel-Good Issue #2

Link – by Avi Abrams

Some joyful stuff to brighten up your day

Welcome to the second issue of Dark Roasted Blend’s “Feel-Good” series: mostly bright and sweet collection of images designed to propel you along your day with a smile on your face and a spring in your gait.

Consider it as a Tumbler-substitute for the caffeinated, busy crowd with deeply-felt and sophisticated sensibilities…. plus some link love, mmmmmm-mm, yes.

Did you ring in the New 2011 Year in style? Here are some antique German postcards:

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1948 Norman E. Timbs Buick Streamliner:

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“Mechanical engineer Norman E. Timbs created this dramatic streamliner in the 1940s. He designed the project himself which included a custom aluminum body and steel chassis. It took him over two years to finish the streamliner which in many ways was the ultimate American hot rod…”

Ford Cougar Concept Car 1962:

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1958 Chevrolet XP-700 Corvette Concept – and Cadillac Cyclone 1959:

1961 Chrysler “Turboflite” Concept:

Another Chrysler concept from the 1960s with sliding doors! -

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American actress Natalie Wood:

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Russian actress Natalia Selezneva:

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French actress Brigitte Bardot:

Italian actress Giorgia Moll:

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American model Colleen Corby:

“Die Fluss Piraten vie Mississippi”. See more Lovely Cowgirls in Vintage Westerns.

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“Now You’re Gone”, by Jeff Lynne (ex-ELO) – listen here.

(original unknown)

Spaghetti Western Soundtrack of the Day:
“A Stranger in Paso Bravo”, by Angelo Francesco Lavagnino – from “Uno Straniero A Paso Bravo” (1967) – listen



John Berkey’s sophisticated and huge spaceships:

(art by John Berkey)

Another great mechanism – distributing Smarties? -

(original unknown)

Great pulp art covers from Planet Stories in 1940s:

Interplanetary Ruckus! (and subsequent Chaos) -


Dark Roasted Blend T-Shirts are here!

Buy them here!

This is a joint project between Neatoshop and DRB – this way we ensure the best shopping experience, and will continue to come up with cool Dark Roasted Blend designs throughout the year.


Until next time! Keep the sunshine, folks.


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