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Your Monday Morning Mental Sorbet: You Need...

No matter what we try and do, Monday happens each and every week. You know what we mean. Even if you have Monday off as a holiday, then Tuesday is that week’s Monday. It’s inescapable. So the best we can do is try to cope. And by...

“Here’s Tom With the...

A broadcast from 1973 and WLS out of Chicago. At first when I saw this I thought it might be Twitter-worthy but maybe not post-worthy. Sure, it’s scary retrotastic, what with the hair, the powder blue blazers, the Spinning Cube of...

Inside Deep Throat (2005) – DVD Review

Film: DVD: Written and Directed by: Fenton Bailey and Randy BarbatoStarring: Dennis Hopper Features: Filmmakers Commentary Interview Commentary Track Deleted Scenes Theatrical Trailer Released by: Universal Studios Home EntertainmentRegion:...

Time to Feel Old Once More With the 1979...

New to us = content gold. So that’s why we were stunned to check out the time capsule that is the 1979 Sears Wishbook, originally linked up on FaLaLaLaLa.com back in 2005. Somebody’s scanned in the entire thing, for a total of...

Game Show Promos From 1972

Ah, 1972. How could you make an 83-year-old woman doing push-ups a compelling reason to watch a game show? Well, with three channels, that’s what passed for groundbreaking television, folks. And you know, come to think of it: she was...

JCPenney Catalog: The Style Time Capsule...

Johnny Virgil over at 15 Minute Lunch was installing an exhaust fan for his grandfather-in-law when lo and behold, like something out of a horror movie, he found something that had been hidden under the insulation. Hidden, no doubt, for the...

Baadasssss! (2003) – DVD Review

Film: DVD: Written by: Mario Van Peebles and Dennis Haggerty, based on the book by Melvin Van Peebles Directed by: Mario Van PeeblesStarring: Mario Van Peebles, Joy Bryant, Khleo Thomas, T.K. Carter, Terry Crews Features: Running audio...

Saturday Night Fever (1977) – DVD...

Film: DVD: Written by: Norman WexlerDirected by: John BadhamStarring: John Travolta, Karen Gorney, Donna Pescow, Martin Shakar Features: Deleted scenes Director’s commentary Highlights from VH-1 “Behind the Music” episode...

Good Times: Complete First Season (1974)...

Film: DVD: Created by: Mike Evans & Eric MonteDirected by: Starring: Esther Rolle, John Amos, Ja’Net Du Bois, Jimmie Walker, Bern Nadette Stanis, Ralph Carter Released by: Columbia-Tristar Region: 1Rating: NRAnamorphic: N/A;...