Monthly Archives: August 2014

Daily 70s Ad: Fotomat ‘America’s Parking Lots’ (1971)

(Click to enlarge) “Driving up to a Fotomat store is just about the easiest way in the whole world to get a roll of pictures developed.” I like to think these Fotomat huts are still around somewhere. I refuse to … Continue reading

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Daily 70s Ad: Lee Trevino For Dodge Monaco (1973)

(Click to enlarge) “The big Dodge.” Lee Trevino and the Texas Dodge Boys. Sounds like a good name for a Tex-Mex blues band. Daily 70s Ad #231: Lee Trevino For Dodge Monaco originally appeared in the June, 1973 issue of … Continue reading

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Funshine Friday: ‘The Muppet Show’ – ‘Mahna Mahna’ Song (1976)

It had to happen at some point – and now it has. Here’s the insightful, thought-provoking “Mahna Mahna” song. I demand that you sing along. In the office, on the bus, where ever. The “Mahna Mahna” clip below comes from … Continue reading

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Daily 70s Ad: Kenner’s Snoopy Toothbrush (1973)

(Click to enlarge) “Snoopy makes it fun to brush your teeth!” This one goes well with the TV commercial I posted in June – “70s Spots: Snoopy Toothbrush.” Daily 70s Ad #230: Kenner’s Snoopy Toothbrush originally appeared in the December, … Continue reading

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Daily 70s Ad: Bob Dylan ‘Self Portrait’ (1970)

(Click to enlarge) “In four weeks this portrait will be in one million homes.” Self Portrait is Bob Dylan’s 10th studio L.P. and contains an abundance of cover songs across four sides of vinyl. Daily 70s Ad #229: Bob Dylan … Continue reading

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Daily 70s Ad: Chevy Nova ‘Cop Car’ (1978)

(Click to enlarge) “Chevy’s specially equipped police Nova is now on duty in police departments in 49 states.” Its no Gran Torino, but it’ll do. Daily 70s Ad #228: Chevy Nova ‘Cop Car’ originally appeared in the August, 1978 issue … Continue reading

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