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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: ‘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 (Father’s Day): Old Spice ‘Heart Belongs To Daddy’ (1970)

“Is there a better reason to give him Old Spice for Father’s Day?” Awwwww. Old Spice ‘Heart Belongs To Daddy’ originally appeared in the June 12, 1970 issue of LIFE magazine. (Source: LIFE) Previously on Rad Ads: Trans-Am Champion Datsun … Continue reading

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Rad Ads: Trans-Am Champion Datsun (1972)

“20 million people have switched to Champion Spark Plugs.” Pete Brock (and his stylish cravat) showing off specially-designed Datsun vehicles sporting Champion Spark Plugs. Trans-Am Champion Datsun originally appeared in the June, 1972 issue of Popular Science magazine. (Source: Popular … Continue reading

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