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Rad Ads: Tri-Sport 3-Wheel Vehicle (1971)

“Gentle, gentle footsteps – wouldn’t mash a marshmallow.” Crazy, baby! Tri-Sport 3-Wheel Vehicle originally appeared in the November 1971 issue of Popular Science magazine. (Source: Popular Science) Previously on Rad Ads: ‘The Owl And The Pussycat’

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Rad Ads: ‘The Owl And The Pussycat’ (1970)

“…No longer a story for children.” Starring Barbra Streisand and George Segal with a screenplay by Buck Henry. The Owl And The Pussycat originally appeared in the November 02 1970 issue of New York magazine. (Source: New York) Previously on … Continue reading

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Rad Ads: Huffy ‘Adventure’ Bike (1970)

“Make it a Huffy.” Gender stereotyping in 1970 action. Huffy ‘Adventure’ Bike originally appeared in the November 6, 1970 edition of LIFE magazine. (Source: LIFE) Previously on Rad Ads: Schwinn BMX! (1976)

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Rad Ads: Schwinn BMX! (1976)

“Everything for BMX!” I think they may have taken a shot from a few year’s earlier and added in a ’76 bike here. Schwinn BMX! originally appeared in the June 1976 issue of Boy’s Life magazine. (Source: Boy’s Life) Previously … Continue reading

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Rad Ads: Quaker Oatmeal Cookie Mix (1976)

“All you do is add water and bake.” Mr. Oatmeal? Quaker Oatmeal Cookie Mix originally appeared in the October 1976 issue of Ebony magazine. (Source: Ebony) Previously on Rad Ads: Burger King ‘Double Beef’ (1976)

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Rad Ads: Burger King ‘Double Beef’ (1976)

“Go Double Beef at Burger King. It’s the only way.” Haven’t had a burger in 30 years, but I still think this is a great 70s ad. Love the oval shape, swirly lettering, bright blue color and the kid looking … Continue reading

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