Tag Archives: 1978

Rad Ads: Ford LTD Trio (1978)

“Not just another pretty space!” Hmmmm. I think I’ll go for the Country Squire with the lovely, faux-wood paneling. How ’bout yourself? Ford LTD Trio originally appeared in the July, 1978 issue of Popular Science magazine. (Source: Popular Science) Previously … Continue reading

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Rad Ads: Ford Courier Pickup (1978)

“A tough way to go truckin’…” A stylish use of the Bionic Disco font in this ad. Ford Courier pickup originally appeared in the July, 1978 issue of Popular Science magazine. (Source: Popular Science) Previously on Rad Ads: Levi’s Sportswear … Continue reading

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Rad Ads: Levi’s Sportswear ‘Fleeced’ (1978)

“Panatela Separates. You’ll stand out from the herd without getting fleeced.” Yeah, look again. Those are sheep people back there. Levi’s Sportswear ‘Fleeced’ originally appeared in the July, 1978 issue of Popular Mechanics magazine. (Source: Popular Mechanics) Previously on Rad … Continue reading

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Music For Monday: Ramones, ‘Road To Ruin’ Mini-Concert (1978)

OK, let’s get this week started off right. Here’s the Ramones performing three songs from Road to Ruin in a tight six minutes. “Don’t Come Close,” “She’s The One,” and “Go Mental” as played on the UK’s Old Grey Whistle … Continue reading

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Sunday 70s Spots: Joe Frazier & Ray Bolger (1978)

“Everything you always wanted in a beer. And less.” Happy Sunday! Let’s continue with our weekend celebrity commercial theme. Together again, for the very first time, we have the strange pairing of boxer, Joe Frazier and actor, Ray Bolger. First, … Continue reading

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Rad Ads: Hunt’s Manwich Sandwich Sauce (1978)

“A sandwich is a sandwich, but a Manwich is a meal.” Contains tomatoes, sweet onions, bell peppers and a “special blend” of spices. Hunt’s Manwich Sandwich Sauce originally appeared in the June, 1978 issue of Ebony magazine. (Source: Ebony) Previously … Continue reading

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