Tag Archives: Popular Mechanics

Rad Ads: Telly Savalas For Black Velvet Whisky (1978)

“Feel the Velvet, baby.” A smooth classic. Telly Savalas For Black Velvet Whisky originally appeared in the September 1978 issue of Popular Mechanics magazine. (Source: Popular Mechanics) Previously on Rad Ads: Peter Ustinov For Gallo Wine (1975)

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Rad Ads: Plymouth Horizon (1978)

“Fine little car.” She’s French, you know. Plymouth Horizon originally appeared in the September 1978 issue of Popular Mechanics magazine. (Source: Popular Mechanics) Previously on Rad Ads: The Dry Look By Gillette (1978)

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Rad Ads: The Dry Look By Gillette (1978)

(Click to enlarge.) “The Dry Look pump leaves hair feeling as soft and natural as it looks.” Don’t be a stiff! Anson McWilliams sez so. The Dry Look By Gillette originally appeared in the September, 1978 issue of Popular Mechanics … 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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Rad Ads: Chevrolet ‘Camper’s Pickup’ (1970)

“During a long day’s drive, what you’ll savor most is that Chevrolet ride. And sweet it is.” Rollin’, rollin’, rollin’. Chevrolet ‘Camper’s Pickup’ originally appeared in the May, 1970 issue of Popular Mechanics magazine. (Source: Popular Mechanics) Previously on Rad … Continue reading

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Daily 70s Ad: Ford Fairmont Wagon (1977)

“Built for today, but designed for the years ahead.” I’m getting a Close Encounters ’77 vibe here. Daily 70s Ad #363: Ford Fairmont Wagon originally appeared in the December, 1977 issue of Popular Mechanics magazine. (Source: Popular Mechanics) Previously on … Continue reading

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