Category Archives: 70s Culture

70s Baseball: In Praise Of ‘Ugly’ Uniforms

Todd Random at The New York Times describes “Why I Love Ugly Uniforms.” The uniforms in question being the bright and stylishly suspect Seventies baseball gear of teams like the Houston Astros, Oakland A’s, and San Diego Padres. NYT quote: … Continue reading

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70s Shots: New York In The Seventies

Inspired by HBO’s series, The Deuce, Esquire magazine has published 50 photographs of New York City from across the 1970s. There’s lots of great shots worth investigating; grungy street scenes, regular folks going about their business, as well as fancy … Continue reading

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Rad Ads: Florence Henderson, ‘Conversations’ Record (1970)

Here’s a rare find for Brady Bunch fans. An ad for Florence Henderson’s Decca single “Conversations” from February of 1970. Grab a listen to the record below. Florence Henderson: ‘Conversations’ (1970) Previously on Rad Ads: Tri-Sport 3-Wheel Vehicle (1971) More … Continue reading

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School Movies: ‘Halloween Safety’ (1977)

“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 or treating this Monday, but are you keeping safety in mind before you venture … 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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Rad Ads: ‘The Owl And The Pussycat’ (1970)

“…No longer a story for children.” Starring Barbra Streisand and George Segal with a screenplay by Buck Henry. The Owl And The Pussycat originally appeared in the November 02 1970 issue of New York magazine. (Source: New York) Previously on … Continue reading

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