A paid testimonial from Bert Lahr for Skippy Peanut Butter How did we get Bert Lahr to appear in an ad for Skippy Peanut Butter?
New York-born Dick Clark, the pioneering powerhouse in the music and TV industries, was best known to the world for his show American Bandstand, and for Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve.
A guide for men who want to marry, from popping the question to the wedding reception – well, if you lived before the Civil War, that is.
How to choose a husband? Whatever you do, do not marry a man who claims to be a saint. He lives too much in his own imagination of himself. He is nearly always an unconscious or a subconscious hypocrite.
Surnames derived from personal and mental qualities These seem to form one of the most obvious sources of surnames, and a prolific source it has been.
Before there was REO Speedwagon, the band, there was REO Speedwagon, the vehicle. These early pickup trucks were especially popular with farmers.
Daylight saving plan gives you an extra hour to enjoy the sunshine When you set your clock ahead an hour on April 1, your work
‘The picture was thrown on the screen, and there was the exact shade of hair and eyes, the true flesh tints it was almost spooky, even a little string of pink beads about my neck, why, there they were just as pink as could be!’
First appearing on TV in 1975, Welcome Back, Kotter would go on to become one of America’s best-loved sitcoms. Most notably, it starred a young John Travolta as Vinnie Barbarino.
An epistolary invasion Does the search for the popular bubble in the cannon’s mouth develop a taste for intellectual pursuits? What intellectual faculties does war
Luncheon for two? When is it proper for men and women to dine together? by Mary Marshall Duffee A dinner lubricates business. – Lord Stowell
Few people know how much pleasure is to be got out of that old-fashioned contrivance, a scrapbook. It has its own peculiar graces, and the making should afford an intellectual pleasure of a very high order.
George Takei talks about the Star Trek Phenomenon and the power of the classic TV series (1976) By John Stanley – The San Francisco Examiner
The Shrinkage of the Planet An essay by Jack London What a tremendous affair it was, the world of Homer, with its indeterminate boundaries, vast
Motion picture etiquette: Lantern slides (1912)
Good, home-prepared meals in a Thermos school lunch kit (1957) Your child’s most important school supply Only when you prepare the lunch yourself are you
“For some reason, I like Post cereals twice as much as everybody else does.” Doctor Dolittle and his friends agree! “Start your day a little
What’s it like growing up on national TV? Melissa Gilbert knows all about it. She’s starred in the long-running hit show, Little House on the Prairie, since it began. Dynamite recently met Melissa, who told us what growing up in Hollywood is like, on camera and off.
There were many lonely, unhappy wives in every era. From 1914: ‘Society, with the entire approval and cooperation of woman, has long protected man in his sins by a cover of silence, that it is considered hardly polite to speak of such a disagreeable incident as wife-beating.’
Vanning has become an American craze. Today it means to personalize a common van and build a lifestyle around it. Throngs of Americans are doing it. A key feature of the outing is the mutual admiration of vans and the adorning artwork.
Millionaire mothers spend oceans of dollars in bringing up their babies How will the richest babies in the land turn out? The mothers of Baby
“My Fair Lady’s” dream comes true Wouldn’t it be lovely if ‘Enry ‘Iggins and Eliza Doolittle were as warm and ‘owling a hit on the
LBJ comments on civil disorder group report President Johnson has called the study by his Commission on Civil Disorders one of the most complete ever
Batman: What’s Adam West doing now? (1977) What advice, you may wonder, would Adam (Batman) West give to Lynda (Wonder Woman) Carter? “That depends upon
Really funny people don’t need tricks or gimmicks. All they have to do is be themselves. On CBS Radio every weekday.
New VCR by RCA to debut The fledgling home television video tape cassette recorder (VCR) industry, only a year old and with a mediocre track
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