📰 Rock band KISS is finally calling it quits after about 50 years, now that its members are in their 70s! They’re on their farewell tour now. Rabid KISS fans have long been members of their fan club, called KISS Army — which was founded by a couple of teenagers in Terre Haute, Indiana. Mark Bennett, writing for the Terre Haute Tribune-Star, has the story. Read Hautean KISS Army founder relishes moment in rock history as band’s finale nears
💻 Remember when cars didn’t have cupholders? Remember buying those things that hooked over the doorsill and held a cup? Remember early car cupholders and how strange they were, and fragile they could be? Eric703 tells the history of car cupholders. Read Automotive History: Hold My Drink! The Story Of When Cupholders Became Good
📷 Curled negatives are the bane of film photographers everywhere, because the darned things are hard to load into our scanners. Steven Brokaw shares his experience with a whole bunch of films: do the negatives lay flat? If not, how bad is the curl? Read Film Negatives Should Be Flat
📷 There are three 127 Days each year, where people shoot film in cameras that take 127 Film. J. M. Golding rounds up the best photos from the participants. He published the photos from the last 127 Day this week. Read 127 Day Exhibition – January 27, 2023
📷 Alex Luyckx reviews the Graflex Century 35, a Japanese 35mm rangefinder camera that is a rebadged Kowa Kallo 35. Read Camera Review Blog No. 153 – Kowa Kallo 35 (Graflex Century 35)
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