Tag Archives: retro

A Blast from the Past — an ad from the Mad Men era … when even lard could look exciting and cool! (Well, kind of.)

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A taste treat (of a sort) from the Vile Vintage Recipe Vault

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from the Vintage Ad Agency: An innocent ad that now sounds a bit … off-color, just in time for Father’s Day

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The 70s: Pretty in (studly) pink

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Helpful hint of the day: How to survive your basic atom bomb explosion

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Great moments in vintage fitness videos

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Disco Your Way to a Beautiful Body!: from the Products That No Longer Exist for Some Strange Reason department

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1980 Flashback: The clothes, the dancing, the whole enchilada!

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They just don’t design band outfits the way they used to.

from the Vintage Vinyl department, we present the 70s Swedish dance band, the Zenits!

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from the Vintage Ad Bureau: An ad that wouldn’t run in Indiana (or Arkansas) today

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How entirely innocent retro ads can be misinterpreted by those of us with sophomoric mind

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An only in the 70s look that can never come back. (Or can it? I’m frightened now …)

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Vintage products that didn’t quite catch on

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from the Vintage Ad Agency: A clearly non-sexist, non-subliminal ad … or, “Nice …. ball … you got there, Miss”

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from the Vintage Vault of Questionable Cuisine

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Questions we should always know the answer to

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from the Truly Impressive Hair department (or, There goes the ozone layer …)

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Exceptionally creepy doll ad of the day: Move over, Chucky!

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Great moments in retro footwear: Manly shoes from the 70s

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from the Kitsch Kuisine Kollection: Time for hard-boiled eggs!

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The 80s are in town!: Or Dubious Decades

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from the Crimes Against Fashion Files: Another perp from the 70s

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A high point in American literature …

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Vintage advertising explains that toast REALLY makes a party!

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from the Era of Particularly Putrid Polyester

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