Monthly Archives: October 2017

70s Spots: Datsun ‘Saves’ & ‘We Are Driven’ (1979)

“Datsun saves again!” A pair of Datsun commecials are up today. In the first, we have two Datsun tag lines for the price of one; “Datsun saves,’ and “We are driven!” The spot, from June 1979, extols the virtues of … Continue reading

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70s Spots: Radio Shack Tape Recorder & TRS-80 Computer (1978)

“A real bargain for people on the go!” Two spots for Radio Shack to get your weekend underway. First, we find pianist Peter Nero extolling the virtues of a somewhat pricey cassette tape recorder. The big draw here is the … Continue reading

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70s Stories In The News: ‘Brady Bunch’ Slot Machine, Evel Knievel, Wim Wenders

‘Brady Bunch’ Slot Machine A mind-blowing new slot machine featuring The Brady Bunch is set to hit casinos in early 2018. A wide selection of video and sound clips from the show are featured. I’ll need to stay far away … Continue reading

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70s Spots: Brylcreem ‘Bounce’ & Schick Super Chromium (1971)

“A little dab of Brylcreem…gives you the Brylcreem Bounce.” Today, we feature November 1971 bathroom grooming tips from Brylcreem and Schick. First up, Harry and the Brylcreem Bounce. Following that, Schick Super Chromium razor blades. Brylcreem ‘Harry’ Commercial (1971) Schick … Continue reading

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Hi there, long-time readers and new visitors to Bionic Disco! We are deep into our sixth year online bringing you pop culture fun from the Seventies. I sincerely hope you have been enjoying the ride and I appreciate your visits, … Continue reading

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70s Spots: Kodak Instant Cameras (Dick Van Dyke, 1976 & ’78)

“Bright, brilliant, bursting color…” A pair of Kodak instant camera spots today. In the first commercial from May 1978, Dick Van Dyke sells us on the Kodak Colorburst. In the second spot from October of 1976, The Crank is on … Continue reading

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