Surely some of the weirdest underground comix were produced by S. Clay Wilson.
Now there's a great new compilation of his work, with more volumes to come. Add it to your Xmas List now.
Everyone knows Mouse Trap. But who recalls its sister game, Crazy Clock? Why would one become famous, the other forgotten? The vagaries of play....
Those crossbars replicate the excruciating pain of the infamous parental sofabed from Seinfeld
Original ad here.
I really was unaware that home video outfits debuted as early as 1965.
Of course, there was the stated price range to consider, from $500.00 to $1100.00.
Full article here.
Who ever knew it happened at a dance?
The ominous opening music implies a problem at least equivalent to a serial killer loose in the neighborhood. But it's only some spilled coffee grounds.
What product can this staged photo from 1969 possibly be advertising?
For the answer visit the original ad here.
I never realized that the communists in America resorted to such underhanded tactics to promote their cause. Good thing the FBI was on top of this scheme!
From the Chicago Daily Tribune
- June 6, 1962.
Here's the story of a fake band that had to become real.
Their big hit:
Curiously enough, when the Strangeloves were marketed in France, they somehow became connected to another contrivance: a new manufactured dance "craze" called "the Monkiss." I can't see that they ever recorded the song heard in the following video, which was really by Rocky Roberts and the Airdales (last video).