Here’s something I never expected to write: Old Tupperware commercials are mesmerizing, brilliant, and strangely convincing. Dips keep dippier! Hams keep hammier! My God! »
The reboot factory has brought us a shiny new gift, and it comes from one of Aaron Spelling’s classic productions. ABC is reincarnating Fantasy Island, the late ‘70s, early ‘80s series about a mysterious island where visitors pay to live out their dreams and desires. »
For instance: Consider your Christmas shopping handled, thanks to the June 1974 issue of McCall’s magazine. Just buy all your loved ones this “unique and reasonably priced” Pictorial History of Aberrant Behavior—the first of its kind! First installment free!
You’ve got the look of a savvy, modern woman interested in the freshest female-focused reads 1975 has to offer. So why not join the Woman Today Book Club, “the first book club to bring you the best books for and about women”?
It’d be hard to argue with the claim that besides all the great characters, and the beautifully written dialogue, the biggest reason Mad Men (coming to a close this Sunday) was a hit was because it was about one our recent favorite decades in American history. Baby boomers, man.
Perhaps one of the greatest stories of Hollywood glamour and ego gone wrong is the one of Tippi Hedren and then-husband Noel Marshall illegally breeding lions on their California property. Hedren was insistent that the big cats—like lions, tigers and panthers—made great pets. Case in point, here's a lion cuddling… »
In 1974, a dozen single men and a dozen single women talked to the New York Times about their love lives for two articles on dating in the city that never sleeps (but definitely has sex). After the pieces were released, the Times got all the subjects together for drinks, which resulted in third piece about how their… »
Sesame Street debuted in 1969 and was in full swing by the mid-seventies. The 1976 JC Penney Christmas catalog was all over it. »
Rachel Rabbit White recently visited her favorite vintage shop and picked up a couple of old Playgirl issues from the 1970s—you know, America's sex-positive years. While reading an issue from 1973, she discovered a most shocking, ouchy story. »