Category Archives: retro

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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Sad Dads

I like how you can almost see his junk, but not quite.

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Retro Santa

I was looking at some old photographs the other night when I stumbled across this picture. That is me circa 1970’s with my mom’s Santa doll that she received as a Christmas present when she was a little girl, probably … 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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Is There Heroin in your Cabinet?

Have a headache? Here, have an aspirin. How many people were walking around hooked on heroin¬†back in the day? Plenty. Tuberculosis and pneumonia were both prevalent 100 years ago and products containing heroin were prescribed for both, amongst other non- … Continue reading

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Postmodern Jukebox

Yes, I am still here. Sorry it’s been so long since I posted any retro¬†goodness. I stumbled upon a great band, Postmodern Jukebox. They take pop music, and puts a vintage spin on them. There are so many, I haven’t … Continue reading

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