Monthly Archives: February 2012

The Monkees’ Davy Jones has died

Sad news alert: The BBC are reporting that Davy Jones of famed rock band and TV show, The Monkees, has died, aged 66. Jones apparently had a massive heart attack while sleeping at his home in Florida. (*Update: Jones likely … Continue reading

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TV Time: The Bionic Woman doll and ‘Dome House’

It’s the Jaime Sommers, Bionic Woman doll. “She’s back from her mission” and relaxing in her Dome House awaiting Steve Austin’s arrival. You know it’s going to be a sweet and tingly bionic evening because Jaime has slipped into her … Continue reading

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Trailer Tuesday: Raquel Welch in Kansas City Bomber

It’s Trailer Tuesday and we turn our eyes to coming attractions of the 1970s. Today, let’s enjoy Raquel Welch in Kansas City Bomber from the summer of 1972. I definitely need to do an entire post on 70s Roller Derby … Continue reading

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Music for Monday: Blondie, ‘Goldfinger’

Happy Monday, Bionic friends. I hope your weekend was relaxing. Here’s a song to kick-start your day. Blondie performing the James Bond film tune “Goldfinger” on German television’s Musikladen in 1977. Hot!

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Academy Award winners of the 1970s

Welcome to Academy Award Sunday. Before you watch the 2012 event this evening, why not peruse this list of Oscar winners from 1970-1979. How does the ol’ memory serve? Did you find it surprising that Coppola didn’t win for The … Continue reading

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70s Spots: Hostess and kids, they go together

It’s time for a quick commercial break. Watch this clip for Hostess from 1976 (or thereabouts). When I was a kid I could eat buckets full of Hostess pies, cup cakes and Twinkies if given half a chance. Thankfully, I … Continue reading

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