Posts Tagged: 1970s

The Golden Age of Bad TV

You often hear the complaint that modern television is terrible, followed up by the question: “Why can’t they make good programs like they used to in the old days?” Most often this lament is linked to the prevalence of reality programs. While I completely agree that there’s a great deal of bad TV on the… Read more »

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Convergence

Having been rewatching old Star Trek original series episodes as well as reading old Archie Comics lately, I was happy to come across this. This was from early 1977, so it’s a little too soon to be riding the wave of the first motion picture, which was 1979. Star Trek had been making a bit… Read more »

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Crazy Crabs

Crabs? Yes. Crazy? Perhaps. Or more likely irresponsible. There are so many things about this ad that scream WTF. You have to love the drawing of Suzy, though, but would any of you out there who own a hermit crab name it Sexy Snooky? I hope not. And I love the “actual ‘crazy crab’ photos”… Read more »

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Alien Nation

According to the information that I could find, Blair was a multi-level marketing company that sold home remedies, pudding mixes, pie mixes, spices and seasonings. But I ask you, would you buy these products from a kid named Tim Newcomer? Neither would I. Good luck to you, Tim, in your new profession. I am glad,… Read more »

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