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Nostalgia

The first Johnny Rockets opened in 1986 on Melrose Avenue in Los Angeles, a concept restaurant embodying the epitome of retro culture.

2001 / Paul McCarthy / BSR, 88.1, USA

The first Johnny Rockets opened in 1986 on Melrose Avenue in Los Angeles, a concept restaurant embodying the epitome of retro culture.

But why is it that in the year 2001, people are still eating lunch at a 1950s hamburger stand? Three audio vignettes explore the way we constantly reconstruct history, even at the most personal level.


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