Category Archives: funny

Postcard Stories: Ruby and Frank

Ruby: Okay, hold still, Mr. Wiener, I’m going to start painting you now. Frankfurter: Please, I insist that you call me Frankfurter, or Frank for short. Ruby: Well, thank you so much for coming on such short notice, Frank. I … Continue reading

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Swimming Sweater

Alice: Sweater swimming? Thank you, I had gotten lost in a comment thread and lost hope in humanity. Thank God for sweater man. Mer: Wtf? So bizarre. Alice: I know. Like – is he really swimming in that? Mer: He’s getting … Continue reading

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Simon Says

I’m not even going to mention how long it’s been since I posted something here. Before people played Angry Birds and chased imaginary Pokemon, there was Simon Says. Here’s two commercials back to back for this obnoxious computerized toy, although … Continue reading

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Haven’t you always wanted a monkey?

Wow, it’s been over three months since I’ve posted anything over here! I swear that I kept meaning to, but then I would put it off. I only have so much creativity, ya know? Anyways, here I am. And here … Continue reading

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Even Santa Loves Tobacco

Like promised, this December I will be featuring all things Christmas here on That Retro Blog. I hate it when I get ash in my beard. Yes, we always trim our tree with packs of cigarettes! It’s been a long … Continue reading

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The Allure Of Smoking

Nowadays, smoking is an evil, disgusting habit to have. But this wasn’t always the case, as this cute little baby demonstrates. I had my first cigarette, let’s see…I will guess about 1989. (I didn’t inhale.) I grew up watching both … Continue reading

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Stinky Pits

The big question here is, would you rather be ugly and smart instead? I am average looking and somewhat intelligent. And my armpits don’t usually offend people unless I forget my long-lasting deodorant. It happens. I am 100% more charming … Continue reading

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