• Look at my Pomadour, you slut! I spend hours on this and you've been staring at the ceiling all night. You weren't scheduled to count ceiling tiles until later on!
    Gee whillaccurs. - SlimWhitman
  • One. Two. Three. Four. - SlimWhitman
  • Oh good ... someone brought the apples. - SlimWhitman
  • Interesting body language going on here. Boy making the move, while poor girl couldn't possibly be more cramped in the corner. - eliohouse

Party Perfect

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A fun book on making the perfect party. There are tons of ideas featured in this low-quality (pulp-like) paperback book. The author's name is...(ahem) Gay Head. You can't make up a name like that.

Party Perfect, by Gay Head (with the editors of Co-Ed Magazine). 1959.

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  1. Todd Ehlers 94 months ago | reply

    Perfect companion to this paperback!

  2. Charm and Poise 94 months ago | reply

    I'm a huge fan of Gay Head. Haha. I have all of her books! This one is a fav!

  3. wardomatic 94 months ago | reply

    Almost all shots (or illustrations) of teenagers at parties during this time show them hanging out with records on the floor. Something about having their records collection strewn all out gives off the impression that they're having a GREAT TIME! I guess. Crazy kids!

  4. Dadooron [deleted] 94 months ago | reply

    Dig that pin-stripe suit! Are they trying to be "beat-niks" I wonder?

  5. SlimWhitman 93 months ago | reply

    Thanks alot Ward. Geez.
    All these years, I've been wandering ... "How do I make my parties better? Is it even possible? Could someone tell me please?" And I've been bothered by the lack of answers out there ...
    Until NOW!
    Now I can have a party and make it PERFECT!
    Thanks to you, Ward.
    And Gay Head.

  6. Dawlism 83 months ago | reply


    This is funny. I was showing a friend how Flickr.com works and, being silly, I typed in the word "sluts" and this was on the first page. Thanks to Slim Whitman.


  7. SlimWhitman 83 months ago | reply

    Rock on, bldawley ... rock on.

  8. KONGA7200 80 months ago | reply

    does the book come with a tiny prescription for Quaaludes?

  9. Maria Nina 75 months ago | reply


  10. l.traube 75 months ago | reply

    Ciao, sono amministratore di un gruppo chiamato Write me!. Ci farebbe piacere aggiungere le tuo foto al gruppo.

  11. MsBlueSky 72 months ago | reply

    Hi, I'm an admin for a group called Fabulous Fifties Heaven (1950-60), and we'd love to have this added to the group!

  12. MUSICi o.O 70 months ago | reply

    YES! 50s PERFECT

  13. Maíra Dvorek 70 months ago | reply

    wowwwwwwwwwww I love it

  14. Pam Kueber, RetroRenovation.com 70 months ago | reply

    Hi, I have such a soft spot for images like this! Can you also post to Retro Renovation? Many thanks!

  15. Wildfocs 65 months ago | reply

    Perfect! I loved Retro art. *-*

  16. sandman1965 62 months ago | reply

    Hi, I'm an admin for a group called All Dressed Up, Some place to go., and we'd love to have this added to the group!

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