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Rad Ads: ‘Cleopatra Jones’ (1973)

“She’s 6 feet 2″ of Dynamite!” 6′ 2″?! Wow! Cleopatra Jones originally appeared in the July, 1973 issue of Ebony magazine. (Source: Ebony) Previously on Rad Ads: Ford LTD Trio (1978)

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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: Godfrey Cambridge For Kool-Aid (1973)

“Another Kool-Aid smile.” Actor-comedian, Godfrey Cambridge appeared in the 1970s films Watermelon Man and Cotton Comes To Harlem, among others. Godfrey Cambridge For Kool-Aid originally appeared in the July, 1973 issue of Ebony magazine. (Source: Ebony) Previously on Rad Ads: … Continue reading

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Rad Ads: ‘Shaft In Africa’ (1973)

“The Brother Man in the Motherland.” Not phallic at all. Move along, folks. Shaft In Africa originally appeared in the July, 1973 issue of Ebony magazine. (Source: Ebony) Previously on Rad Ads: Ford Courier Pickup (1978)

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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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