Tag Archives: 1978

Daily 70s Ad: Chevy Nova ‘Cop Car’ (1978)

(Click to enlarge) “Chevy’s specially equipped police Nova is now on duty in police departments in 49 states.” Its no Gran Torino, but it’ll do. Daily 70s Ad #228: Chevy Nova ‘Cop Car’ originally appeared in the August, 1978 issue … Continue reading

Posted in 70s Culture | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Funshine Friday: ‘The Muppet Show’ – Harry Belafonte & Animal Drum Duel (1978)

Good morning, Bionic pals. Here’s a two-minute slice of joyful 1970s noise to get your weekend started off right – Harry Belafonte engaging in a drum duel with Animal. Who will emerge victorious? The clip in question was produced for … Continue reading

Posted in 70s TV | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Daily 70s Ad: Three-Wheeled VW Trike (1978)

(Click to enlarge) “Wil-Mac VW Trikes are fun and economical to build and ride.” Badass! Daily 70s Ad #222: Three-Wheeled VW Trike originally appeared in the August, 1978 issue of Popular Science magazine. (Source: Popular Science) Previously on Daily 70s … Continue reading

Posted in 70s Culture | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Daily 70s Ad: Lou Rawls For Budweiser (1978)

(Click to enlarge) “When I’m easin’ into evening, one beer does it best.” You’ll remember Lou Rawls many Bud commercials on TV. Here’s a lesser-seen print version. Daily 70s Ad #215: Lou Rawls for Budweiser originally appeared in the August … Continue reading

Posted in 70s Culture | Tagged , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Daily 70s Ad: Kickin’ Jeans (1978)

(Click to enlarge) “Exclusive Gusset in the crotch allows same freedom of movement as our professional karate uniforms.” I came across this one last night browsing magazine back issues. I’ve seen this amazing ad posted elsewhere but it certainly bears … Continue reading

Posted in 70s Culture | Tagged , , , , , , , | Comments Off

Trailer Tuesday: ‘Foul Play’ (1978)

Foul Play stumbled into theaters in July of 1978. The comedic-thriller is set in San Francisco and and stars Goldie Hawn as librarian, Gloria Mundy who is drawn into a Hitchcock-style assassination mystery. Chevy Chase, hot off of his Saturday … Continue reading

Posted in 70s Movies | Tagged , , , , , , , | Comments Off