Labor Day has passed us by and we’re coming to the end of the warm-weather grace period at the end of summer where you could, conceivably, find somewhere to swim comfortably in the great outdoors. Let’s wave goodbye to the season that was with these swimsuit looks—well, swimsuit look—from the 1981 Miss USA pageant.
If you just couldn't get enough of the styles featured in that 1981 Sears catalog (on glorious LaserDisc!), you're gonna love this—a fashion show from the 1987 Miss Universe telecast. Yes, that is a very orange Bob Barker hosting. It looks like all these women were styled by me, at nine, playing with my Barbies.
Former Price Is Right model Lanisha Cole is suing the show's producers, alleging that they discriminated against and harassed her when one of them began dating another model. Part of the harassment: screaming at her while she was topless.
Bob Barker visited the Today show, shook hands, kissed cheeks, pinched some dude's clown nose, and startled the anchors of the show, all while being cheered on by shrieking fans. Speaking of Bob's glory:
Only those closest to me know about my undying, very real, incredibly true love for The Price Is Right. As a kid, I spent summers at my grandfather's house and watched Bob Barker every single day, spreading joy and an uncanny knowledge for the retail cost of Mr. Clean. When I stumbled upon the "Price Is Bright" photo…