Tag Archives: retro

from the Vintage Vault: Great moments in self-help books

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Madison Ave, Halloween and … skinless hot dogs! A match made in heaven!

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Felonious Fashion: Sweater vests and large pointy collars

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Because you can never have enough kaftans, right?

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Ads that evoke unfortunate images – from the Vintage Ad Agency

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Great moments in 70s catalogs: Shorts, safari clothes, and blow-dryed hair

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Not your usual poetry reading

50s sex symbol Jayne Mansfield (noted for her impressive assets, but who also is purported to have had a 163 IQ) reads famous erotic poetry. It’s … an experience. via

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from the Frightening Fashion Pages: Hot pants for all!

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from the Vintage Ad Agency: Gee, Mommy, I sure enjoy that secondhand smoke!

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from the Vintage Vault: Haute Cuisine 70s-style

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Super science from the Vintage Ad Bureau

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from the Vintage Vault: A helpful reminder to avoid that dreaded Holiday Hair this Labor Day weekend.

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A groovy ad from the Vintage Vault

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Pressing philosophical question of the day

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Fun with Toilet Cleaning and other Drudgery for the Womenfolk — from the Vintage Vault

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For Throwback Thursday — a rather dubious product from the VIntage Vault

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Gomer Pyle sings Dylan with Hollywood-style hippies. ‘Nuff said.

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So you want to look like a Mod Hair Ken doll …

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A public service announcement from the Vintage Vault

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from the Polyester Nightmares department: proof that bigger is not necessarily better

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Truly great moments in DIY fashion, vintage beach division

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Products that didn’t quite catch on, 70s style

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from the Regrettable Action Figures of the Past Gallery

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The perfect double feature for your Easter weekend: Lambs and bunnies! (But they’re … mutant!!)

Because don’t you ALWAYS think lambs and bunnies = horrific flesh-rending monsters? (No?!? Hmm …) It’s … The Godmonster of Indian Flats! Monstrous sheep and they’re baaa-d! (Thanks Craig Downey for sharing this …. gem (?!?)!) And it’s Night of … Continue reading

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from the Great Books You Never Heard Of department

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