There was a serialized daily comic strip of Star Wars to generate excitement for the movie series, did you know? This one was the strip for June 6, 1980 — and The Empire Strikes Back had been released to theatres on May 21st.
What my college roommate’s New Years parties turned into after midnight.
Marley’s Supermarket advertisement newspaper banner, 1979
Let’s get right to the point with the ad’s title.
Also, what’s the message if you’re selling a bundle of diets at a time? Implies to me that none of them work, or you wouldn’t need five for a buck or be offered all of them at one time
There are a variety of reasons why people would be staring, not all of which have to do with how your figure looks in these underthings. 1956
Underwood ‘Champion’ portable typewriter, late 1930
And you can own a much nicer model for $600-$800.
Vinyl dolls with genitals, five bucks a pair. 1970
Today’s challenge: Attempt to operate a spray can as seen above.
The can will fly out of your palm if you try to press the spray head with your thumb. Try it and see for yourself!
Ad for Solarcaine burn pain reliever spray from June 1970, and the product is still in production today (formerly by Plough [founded in 1908], which merged with Schering in 1971, then Schering-Plough was obtained by Merck/MDS Consumer Care in 2009). The active ingredient is lidocaine, which is also injected into your gums as an anaesthetic during dental surgery.