Monthly Archives: November 2015

Sunday 70s Spots: Vic Tayback & Wally Schirra (1970)

“To cut yourself you almost have to try.” Here’s two commercials from November of 1970 featuring known personalities. First, we have actor, Vic Tayback (prior to being cast as Mel on Alice) for Edge shaving gel. After that, one of … Continue reading

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Saturday 70s Spots: Gatorade & Swiss Colony Wine (1975)

“You should have seen this terrace when I was a bachelor. Every night, girls in satin pant-suits, see-through blouses, and lots of imported wine.” I hope everyone has recovered from their holiday feasting. As you kick back relaxing and reminiscing, … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Holiday Repeats: ‘Charlie Brown’ & ‘The Brady Bunch’ (1973 & ’70)

As is now tradition here… Happy Thanksgiving, Bionic pals! Here’s some Thanksgiving holiday favorites from years past. 70s’ style reruns, if you will. May your celebrations be bountiful! A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving (And Appreciating Our Pop Culture) Happy Thanksgiving, fellow … Continue reading

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Sunday 70s Spots: Kentucky Fried Chicken (1972 & ’75)

“Hey, it’s a Kentucky Fried Chicken Day.” It’s Sunday in the Seventies. Time to head out for a bucket of Kentucky Fried Chicken. Today, we’ve got two vintage spots on display for the company not-yet-known as KFC. Fist up, a … Continue reading

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Saturday 70s Spots: Alka-Seltzer & Brylcreem (1972)

“A little dab of Brylcreem on your hair gives you the Brylcreem bounce.” Here’s two fun spots from the fall of 1972. The first, a Brylcreem commercial from October ’72, features a fellow called Jim and a Beach Boys-style jingle. … Continue reading

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Rad Ads: Tri-Sport 3-Wheel Vehicle (1971)

“Gentle, gentle footsteps – wouldn’t mash a marshmallow.” Crazy, baby! Tri-Sport 3-Wheel Vehicle originally appeared in the November 1971 issue of Popular Science magazine. (Source: Popular Science) Previously on Rad Ads: ‘The Owl And The Pussycat’

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