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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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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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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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That Time of the Month

Don’t be shy. You know what I’m talking about, ladies. Aunt Flo came to visit me. I have my period. Ugh, this is disgusting and I hate having a uterus. Yep, it’s that time to look at the joys of … Continue reading

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The Origin of Edible Underwear

The person who invented edible underwear was one hungry, kinky individual. It’s common knowledge that food is sexy. Just watch any cooking show, (I recommend Giada De Laurentiis) and within a few minutes she’s saying something like “it explodes in … Continue reading

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How to kiss a girl

This old school tutorial from 1911 starts out with great advice on the art form of kissing. Just wait for the ad though, it’s coming. Hold up on the heavy petting buddy! Does she chew Listerated Pepsin Gum? What the … Continue reading

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