Tag Archives: retro

from the Great Books You Never Heard Of department

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Brilliant copywriting from the Vintage Ad Vault

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Burning question of the day

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And don’t get me started on that Damascus Kaftan …

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An easily misconstrued-if-you-have-the-right-kind-of-mind (and I unfortunately do) ad from a more innocent time ..

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Very Uplifting Fruit (or if you’re feeling melon-choly, don’t give up hope …)

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from the Really, Really Bad Monster Film Vault (and we’re talking way way out there …)

                  And the really, really exciting trailer …

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A “quick ‘n easy” meal from the Vintage Vile Viands Vault

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Fabulous meal ideas from the Vintage Vault of Vile Food Concepts

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Fabulous entertaining ideas from the Vintage Vault of Vile Food Concepts

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from the Vintage Illustrations That Can Be Easily Misconstrued (if you have the right kind of mind) Department

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from the Vintage Film Vault: A shining moment in blaxpoitation

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from the Very Vomitous Vintage Ad Department, Special Undetectable Hairpiece Division

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Possibly the least groovy version of “Feelin’ Groovy” ever. Pass the white bread, please …

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The worst (truly) Beatles medley ever, as “interpreted” by an Italian disco singer.

Prepare yourselves.  It’s Raffaella Carrà straight from 1978 performing a rather interesting medley of Beatles hits. It’s painful ( … but peppy!).  

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Splendid Sartorial Flashbacks: The attack of 70s suspender pants

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Perfect reading for Valentine’s Day: from the Vintage Pulp Paperback Shelf

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Why to miss the 70s, special men’s hair section

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Why to miss the 70s: Special Swedish band clothing division

And don’t get me started on their hair . . .

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Reasons to miss the 70s: Disco dancers clad in Harvest Gold and Avocado … much like kitchen appliances

Not to mention truly energetic dance moves and a catchy song. So, without further ado, we present “Hi Jack,” by Spanish disco sensation Barrabas!

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Why to miss the 70s: Catalog fashion for teens at its most confusing

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Reasons to Miss the 70s: Truly Inspiring Network TV Specials Involving Bunnies, Roller Skating and Richard Dawson

Roller skates, Playboy bunnies, Hugh Hefner AND Richard Dawson! On an ABC-TV special! What more could one ask for …?

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Fashion Faux Pas: Why the Leisure Suit Died in Spite of the Indestructible Polyester

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Why to miss the 70s: Amazingly ridiculous products — such as this, the perfect thing to wear when you’re going out on a Friday night …

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What the groovy 70s boy wanted for Christmas: Catalog fashion at its finest!

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