Monthly Archives: October 2017

Holiday Repeat: ‘The Paul Lynde Halloween Special’ (1976)

Happy Halloween, Bionic friends! It’s time for our traditional posting of Lynde’s spooky special. When I first posted this back in 2012 it was a rarer commodity, now It’s popping up everywhere. Still, if you haven’t forced yourself to watch … Continue reading

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Spooky 70s Spots: ‘Magic’ Movie Promo (1978) & Wolf Bros. Cigars (1973)

“A terrifying love story.” With the holiday almost upon us, here’s a pair of Halloween-flavored commercials. First, it’s a TV promo for the Anthony Hopkins movie Magic from November of 1978. After that, a strange and spooky spot from October … Continue reading

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(Holiday Repeat) School Movies: ‘Halloween Safety’ (1977)

***With Halloween just around the creepy corner – it’s time for a Holiday Repeat!*** “Don’t stop in the middle of the street for any reason.” Happy Halloween Weekend, everyone! You may be ready for a wild bout of frantic trick … Continue reading

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Funshine Friday: Danny Bonaduce Sings ‘Feelin’ Groovy’ (1973)

We haven’t had a Funshine Friday installment in ages, so let’s enjoy one now. In the past, Funshine Friday focused on Seventies animation exclusively. After a few hundred installments I started running short on fresh ideas. From here on out … Continue reading

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70s Spots: K-Tel Records, ‘Fats Domino’ & ‘Sonny & Cher’ (1977)

Today, I’d like to point you at my Seventies music website Cherry Stereo where I’ve posted two 1977 K-tel Records spots. The first commercial features rock ‘n’ roll legend Fats Domino and the second features Sonny and Cher. Have a … Continue reading

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70s Spots: Atari Console (Billie Jean King) & Magnavox ‘Computer Color’ (1978)

“Don’t watch television tonight – play it!” Here’s a timely find, with the recent Battle of the Sexes film still in theaters. It’s Billie Jean King and Bobby Riggs in a spot for the Atari video game console. The commercial, … Continue reading

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