Thursday, Jan 13, 2011
by Jay Laramie
Laramie recommends: Vienna
It’s raining lightly in Vienna as I write this. But isn’t that the best weather in which to poke around in small shops?
Ned and I are in Austria for the 2011 Knickknacks and Novelties Convention (as part of the world-wide Year of the Snow Globe). And between the panels on Lava Lamps and sourcing originals from the Atlas Crystal Works, we found some time to mosey through one of our favorite cities.
The other day we wandered into BilderBox on Kirchengasse, which is an airy little gem of a comic book shop. We were delighted with its selection of graphic novels, and tickled to find one of Curio & Co.’s own publications on the shelf.
The next time you’re in Vienna, stop by BilderBox (and then be sure to head over to Curry Insel for the zucchini curry). It will lighten up your day – rainy or otherwise.
The television commercial made in the 1950s for Oberpfaffendorfer’s croquettes is adorable. The animated croquettes...