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Daily 70s Ad: Dodge Trucks ‘Got It Where It Counts’ (1976)

“Getting great gas mileage is getting to be a habit with Dodge.” Lower, better, bigger? All true according to Dodge. Daily 70s Ad #251: Dodge Trucks ‘Got It Where It Counts’ originally appeared in the May, 1976 issue of Popular … Continue reading

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Daily 70s Ad: C.W. McCall For Midland CB (1976)

(Click to enlarge) “When you get a Midland CB, you get a Convoy Buddy.” Hey, it’s C. W. McCall of “Convoy” fame! 10-4. 10-4. Daily 70s Ad #245: C.W. McCall For Midland CB originally appeared in the May, 1976 issue … Continue reading

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Daily 70s Ad: Golden Vee Shirts (1976)

(Click to enlarge) “You only pay for the shirt.” I’m seeing a design that looks like a mustard and ketchup incident. Daily 70s Ad #241: Golden Vee Shirts originally appeared in the September 13, 1976 issue of New York magazine. … Continue reading

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Funshine Friday: ‘The Electric Company’ – ‘Knock Knock Rock’ (1976)

“Bigger and better and shorter than ever!” Happy Funshine Friday, Bionic Friends! Here’s The Short Circus singing “Knock Knock Rock” from a 1976 (my best guess) episode of The Electric Company. Yes, that’s Morgan Freeman as Mel Mounds, the too-hip … Continue reading

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Funshine Friday: ‘The Muppet Show’ – ‘Mahna Mahna’ Song (1976)

It had to happen at some point – and now it has. Here’s the insightful, thought-provoking “Mahna Mahna” song. I demand that you sing along. In the office, on the bus, where ever. The “Mahna Mahna” clip below comes from … Continue reading

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Daily 70s Ad: Cancún Vacation, Mexico (1976)

(Click to enlarge) “1,000 years ago, Cancún was an island of unspoiled beaches in the Mexican Caribbean. Today, it still is.” Sometimes it occurs to me that the young models in these ads are now senior citizens. Not that there’s … Continue reading

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