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My great aunt used to dance around on her green shag rug with her windshield wiper glasses to a record and sing along... 'don't mess with my toot-toot.' The stage of the show included a fake fireplace and a box tv with huge antenna, tchotchkes of every variety, huge furry clam chairs and a collection of her homemade frog hats. Naturally I grew up to be a Vegas cocktail waitress, a professional boxer, a Liberace connoisseur, a substitute teacher, a horse trainer, a tanning bed cleaner, and naturally I then got an MFA in photography at Yale (they apparently were short on their white trash quota in 02), and then a professor, a bartender, a professional welder, a blogger, and an online retailer of kitsch-tastic goods.

Here are just a few things that rock: Sriacha sauce (nectar of the gods and world's best condiment), Jonathan Safran Foer, Steve Earle, outlaw country, Kenzaburo Oe, wide-angle…

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  • Born on April 2
  • Joined October 18, 2008

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My great aunt used to dance around on her green shag rug with her windshield wiper glasses to a record and sing along... 'don't mess with my toot-toot.' The stage of the show included a fake fireplace and a box tv with huge antenna, tchotchkes of every variety, huge furry clam chairs and a collection of her homemade frog hats. Naturally I grew up to be a Vegas cocktail waitress, a professional boxer, a Liberace connoisseur, a substitute teacher, a horse trainer, a tanning bed cleaner, and naturally I then got an MFA in photography at Yale (they apparently were short on their white trash quota in 02), and then a professor, a bartender, a professional welder, a blogger, and an online retailer of kitsch-tastic goods.

Here are just a few things that rock: Sriacha sauce (nectar of the gods and world's best condiment), Jonathan Safran Foer, Steve Earle, outlaw country, Kenzaburo Oe, wide-angle lenses, Billy Joe Shaver, anything made completely of sea shells, popsicle sticks or beer cans, Rural Studio, those quilts from Gee's Bend and Lily Tomlin in 'I heart Huckabees.'


Johnnyvintage has been featured on oh joy, design*sponge, decor8, apartment therapy, in Country Living Magazine and am being featured in Flea Market Decor... coming soon!

And here's my blog: http://www.kitschandcraft.blogspot.com

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