At age 13, I watched Star Trek on Friday nights with my best friend on a 12″ black and white TV, a big bowl of freshly popped popcorn and a tumbler of cheap soda. It was great. No color needed. My point relevant to
Top 1000 Vintage Pictures
[all I could think of](http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-Z8AMlApwNkE/UzojEf3c1bI/AAAAAAAACik/1V_fN35OlWQ/s1600/Brooklyn99Insider-Terry+Crews-Tackle-Terrys+Back+2.gif)
This ad is from the December 1979 issue of Life Magazine. The magazine belonged to a friend so I wasn’t able to cut out any adverts to scan them properly and I hope you don’t find the amateur nature of the shot to be
Yeah. I have no idea. Years ago, in the couple years before he died, my step-grandpa got really into this conspiracy that the food companies and the pharmaceutical companies and the doctors were purposely giving people cancer (or purposely withholding the cure for cancer
Really like the line of design of these era ads, neat, tidy, clean and that faux-informative-tempting text ices the cake.
A little context: In the 19-teens, Cadillac’s main rival for the luxury automobile market was the Packard Motor Company. In 1913, Packard debuted a 6-cylinder engine in its top-of-the-line car; Cadillac and most of the rest of the market were making 4-cylinder engines. Cadillac
“Avoid ‘Athletic Aroma’.” I’m *still* laughing at that.
Chill tonic sounds like something that would sell well today. Not to fatten people up but to chill them down.
This should honestly be the official slogan for the vim text editor. Alternatively: > When the code is full of hacks, clean it up with emacs!
Oh yes, definitely! You mean these? [Chunky Bars](http://www.economycandy.com/images/detailed/1/CHUNKY_4d39b31657183.jpg) Always a disappointment every time I bit into one, lol! 🙂 And my hubby knows better than to give me raisins instead of luscious, yummy chocolate, otherwise he’d end up eating them himself!
My god the 70s derp 60s and 70s were full of horrible asses on TV, film and magazines. for some reason the idea was that women should be completely devoid of roundness. Hated it. These women were selected for those butts, not in spite
I just found out about this sub today, but so far I find it horrible/amusing that the subtext to about 80% of old timey ads is basically “lol women.” Unreal.
Are you a woman? Is that REALLY how you want it to go? You must be oh so romantic. I think the language was literal in the sense of stopping to ask the obvious (and ruining the mood). They’re not saying that it’s ok
This is my third post for the day and I’ve said this in all the comments but in case you missed the others: This is from the December 1979 issue of Life Magazine, and without a scanner this is the best way I could
Reads “C. Spear Ft. Collins, Colo. Dealer in Harness, Saddle, Turf Goods of all kinds.”
My Marketing teacher last year kept citing this as an example of a good product idea that suffered simply because they chose the wrong name at the wrong time. Apparently it came out just before the whole Aids thing started to become a big
Me too! I waited for her to say my name…never happened! But I guess that was the show’s hook, make little children tune in the hope that they’d be seen… 🙁 Still loved the show! I was such a little Do Bee! [Do Bee](http://i.imgur.com/MRghlPb.png)