Monthly Archives: July 2015

Rad Ads: ‘Cleopatra Jones’ (1973)

“She’s 6 feet 2″ of Dynamite!” 6′ 2″?! Wow! Cleopatra Jones originally appeared in the July, 1973 issue of Ebony magazine. (Source: Ebony) Previously on Rad Ads: Ford LTD Trio (1978)

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Music For Monday: Heart, ‘Magic Man’ (1976)

It’s been a while since we’ve heard from the Wilson sisters and Heart. On this edition of Music for M-M-Monday, here’s Heart performing M-M-“Magic Man” on German TV in 1976. “Magic Man” originally appeared on the band’s debut L.P., Dreamboat … Continue reading

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Sunday 70s Spots: Ricardo Montalban For Chrysler (1975)

“Fine, Corinthian leather…” Today, we check in on Chrysler as they expound the virtues of their 1975 automobile line. First, a Chrysler Cordoba spot starring dramatic and classy spokesman, Ricardo Montalban. After that, a relatively awesome spot featuring 50 years … Continue reading

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Saturday 70s Spots: Mend-Aid & ‘The Partridge Family’ (1970)

“Share in the good times with The Partridge Family – tonight on ABC.” The weekend is here and it’s time for a few retro commercials. Here’s a pair from 1970. In pole position, a spot for Mystick Mend-Aid adhesive tape … Continue reading

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Rad Ads: Ford LTD Trio (1978)

“Not just another pretty space!” Hmmmm. I think I’ll go for the Country Squire with the lovely, faux-wood paneling. How ’bout yourself? Ford LTD Trio originally appeared in the July, 1978 issue of Popular Science magazine. (Source: Popular Science) Previously … Continue reading

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Rad Ads: Godfrey Cambridge For Kool-Aid (1973)

“Another Kool-Aid smile.” Actor-comedian, Godfrey Cambridge appeared in the 1970s films Watermelon Man and Cotton Comes To Harlem, among others. Godfrey Cambridge For Kool-Aid originally appeared in the July, 1973 issue of Ebony magazine. (Source: Ebony) Previously on Rad Ads: … Continue reading

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