10 things I miss from the 1970s

10. Pan-Am and TWA Although these two airlines did start way back in the 30s and did continue beyond the 70s into the 90s, there’s something classically 70s about Pan Am and TWA that’s hard to pin down. Maybe it’s the funky logos and typefaces they used. Pan Am had a reputation of being a…

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Having Trouble Selling Your Product? Naked Hippy Chicks Work Every Time

It’s true. If it wasn’t for Ace Combs, we wouldn’t be able to rock the Fu Manchu ‘tache, cover our Bristols with nothing but hair, enjoy our four foot long combover or… Wait… There’s no way Foxy Brown used that comb to frizz out her afro. It would take her all day and hurt like…

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Don’t Wake Up With This Song In Your Head

From the “songs that enter my head when I wake up” files… Imagine if you will, a group of people sitting in a British living room in the mid 70s smoking a few joints and passing the guitar around. They’ve been listening to a little Bob Marley and strumming out a few chords in a…

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Scary 70s Thursday: Men in Giant Psychedelic Animal Suits

You’re being chased through the woods by a man-sized fuzzy blue lion, who sings psychedelic Beatles songs at you while you run. An orange monkey, a tiger with an eyepatch, and a green dog wearing a big brown hat capture you in a massive net, then implore the lion, whose name is Rory, to read…

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