Friday, December 7, 2012

Monday, December 3, 2012

Your Mod Movie Monday Movie Suggestion: Tough Guys, 1986

Your Mod Movie Monday Movie Suggestion: Tough Guys, 1986

Two tough guy bank robbers get out on parole after a 30 year stretch in the big house...but have a little trouble adjusting to "the outside" in 1986.

Comments and pix at Tiki Lounge Talk!

Wednesday, November 28, 2012

A World Without Wonder (Bread) - Don’t cry over lost Twinkies

A World Without Wonder (Bread) - Don't cry over lost Twinkies

This post takes a look at the recent closing of Hostess, and how it's a sure bet that Twinkies, Devil Dogs and Wonder Bread will probably be back on the shelves in no time at all.

-Christopher Pinto, author of
Murder Behind The Closet Door
Murder on Tiki Island
Tiki Lounge Talk

Friday, August 17, 2012

Tiki Oasis 12 Starts Thursday, Aug. 16, at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in San Diego!

Tiki Oasis 12 Starts Thursday, Aug. 16, at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in San Diego!

Tiki Oasis is featuring fellow author Will Viharo this weekend as he presents a symposium on mid-century spy thrillers. Also featured is freind-of-the-Tiki-Lounge Marina the Fire Eating Mermaid. Full story at the link above!

Tuesday, June 12, 2012

MAD MEN Season Five Finale - Why it was fantastic

MAD MEN Season Five Finale - Why it was fantastic

Retro Review: Looking at the season 5 finale of MAD MEN, and how the last five minutes was on of the greatest pieces in TV history, from a retro & movie lover's perspective.

Pix and video...

Wednesday, June 6, 2012

In Remembrance of D-Day, June 6, 1944

In Remembrance of D-Day, June 6, 1944

68 years ago today marked the beginning of the end of Adolf Hitler’s reign of insanity as American and allied forces landed on the Nazi occupied beaches of Normandy, France.
Nearly 200,000 personnel were involved with the attack. Thousands of soldiers died risking the invasion so that hundreds of thousands more could push back the Nazis and end World War II. The invasion had been planned…
(read entire D-Day post)



-Christopher Pinto, author of
Murder Behind The Closet Door
Murder on Tiki Island
Tiki Lounge Talk

Friday, March 23, 2012

Have a MAD MEN Premier Party, 1960s Style!

Have a MAD MEN Premier Party, 1960s Style!

New Post at Tiki Lounge Talk...MAD MEN Premier is this Sunday, so here's how you can throw together a quick MAD MEN theme party for the premier! Cocktails, hors D'oeuvres, decor and more!

Tuesday, March 6, 2012

Noir Mystery “Murder Behind the Closet Door” By Chris Pinto avaialbe FREE for Kindle!

Noir Mystery "Murder Behind the Closet Door" By Chris Pinto available FREE for Kindle!

#1 Bestseller in the Free Kindle Mystery-Hardboiled category on Amazon.com!

Murder Behind the Closet Door is a true, old-style Noir thriller, packed with murder, sex, ghosts and mystery. And you can get it for FREE through Wednesday, March 7! Click the link above for more info.

Tuesday, February 21, 2012

Happy Fat Tuesday! New Orleans Hand Grenade Cocktail Just For You!

Happy Fat Tuesday! New Orleans Hand Grenade Cocktail Just For You!

Here's a great recipe for a truly STRONG Mardi Gras Drink, plus some great videos of Dixieland Jazz to get you in the bead-trading mood!

Friday, February 10, 2012

Sunday, February 5, 2012

Retro Movie Review: The Woman in Black, Starring Daniel Radcliffe

New Post at Tiki Lounge Talk

Review on the new, retro-style horror movie by Hammer Productions. If you dig the old, 50s, 60s and 70s style horror flicks that came out of Hammer studios (of Christopher Lee Dracula movies fame) you will surely dig this flick! 

See the entire review at Tiki Lounge Talk, the swingin' B-Lounge for Tikiphiles and retro hep cats & kittens!

Friday, February 3, 2012

Puka Punch - Your Weekend Tiki Cocktail

Puka Punch - Your Weekend Tiki Cocktail

This week's Tiki Cocktail Recipe is the Puka Punch, a blend of rums and fruit juices that is perfect on any Tiki Bar.

Get the details at Tiki Lounge Talk!

Wednesday, February 1, 2012

Mod Movie Mondays are BACK at Tiki Lounge Talk!



This week,
The King of Marvin Gardens, 1972 for Mod Movie Monday, Atlantic City Style
starring Jack Nicholson. Filmed in Atlantic City, it's a great time capsule of the world's playground before the introduction of casinos.
Photos, video, stories at Tiki Lounge Talk!

-Christopher Pinto, author of
Murder Behind The Closet Door
Murder on Tiki Island
Tiki Lounge Talk 
and the upcoming
Murder Under the Boards, The Atlantic City Paranormal Mystery!