Monthly Archives: June 2012

Funshine Friday: Yogi’s Gang

While I hope everyone enjoys today’s post, this one is especially for my wife who likes to sing “We’re on our way to the perfect place. The perfect place!” whenever we go on a road trip. Hanna-Barbera’s animated series, Yogi’s … Continue reading

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Outta Sites: 70s stories from the Web

It’s time for another look at 1970s-related stories poking around the Web and the groovy Web Sites that forced them upon us. This time around we take a look at Every ’70s Movie, Susan Olsen.tv and Mego Museum. Dive in! … Continue reading

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70s stories in the news: Willy Wonka auction, rare ’72 Stones pix

Two 70s-related stories have recently been in the news and I’d like to draw your easily-distracted attention toward them. Willy Wonka Auction First up, comes the news that Profiles in History are holding a Willy Wonka auction in July and … Continue reading

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Trailer Tuesday: Sounder (1972)

Sounder, directed by Martin Ritt and based on the book by William H. Armstrong, was released in September of 1972 and ended up as the 15th most successful film of the year. The movie stars Paul Winfield (King, 1978), Cicely … Continue reading

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Music for Monday: M, ‘Pop Muzik’

English musician Robin Scott, aka “M”, released his “Pop Muzik” single in May of 1979 in the UK where it rose to #2 on the charts. The song released in August ’79 in the US and it climbed all the … Continue reading

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Funshine Friday: Return to the Planet of the Apes

DePatie-Freleng produced 13 episodes of the animated series Return to the Planet of the Apes and they aired on NBC in 1975 and ’76. The animation was quite limited and there was a distinct lack of Roddy McDowall and Kim … Continue reading

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