Monthly Archives: September 2015

Rad Ads: Plymouth Horizon (1978)

“Fine little car.” She’s French, you know. Plymouth Horizon originally appeared in the September 1978 issue of Popular Mechanics magazine. (Source: Popular Mechanics) Previously on Rad Ads: The Dry Look By Gillette (1978)

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Music For Monday: Bee Gees, ‘Run To Me’ (1972)

It’s the start of another week, and we need a shot of 70s music to get us moving in the right direction. Here’s the Bee Gees singing “Run To Me” in 1972. “Run To Me” was released as a single … Continue reading

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Sunday 70s Spots: Fireman’s Fund & College Basketball (1976)

“Your looking at one of the best known insurance signs – the fire hat of Fireman’s Fund.” On this Sunday afternoon, we’re screening two vintage commercials from 1976. First up, a memorable spot for Fireman’s Fund Insurance starring their spokesperson … Continue reading

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Saturday 70s Spots: Exxon & STP (1972)

“We’re changing our name – but not our stripes.” We’re cranking the vintage wheel all the way back to 1972 today. First up, a rare find of an animated spot where Esso announces a name change to Exxon. The commercial … Continue reading

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Funshine Friday: Hanna-Barbera’s ‘Jana Of The Jungle’ (1978)

Hanna-Barbera’s Tarzan-influenced, Jana of the Jungle, made its debut in September of 1978. The animated series originally aired on NBC (as part of The Godzilla Power Hour), running for 13 episodes. B.J. Ward, stars as Jana, who searches the South … Continue reading

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Rad Ads: The Dry Look By Gillette (1978)

(Click to enlarge.) “The Dry Look pump leaves hair feeling as soft and natural as it looks.” Don’t be a stiff! Anson McWilliams sez so. The Dry Look By Gillette originally appeared in the September, 1978 issue of Popular Mechanics … Continue reading

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