1959 may well have the dorkiest era of the 20th century for boys clothes… Continue reading What 50s Teenage Boys Rebelled Against.
I see these melamine plates and fantasize about throwing the kind of cocktail parties my parents once did, all early-60s Pink Hyacinth and Tropicana Turquoise. Continue reading Mid-Century on a Platter
Starting to develop a worrisome cough? What you need, Sir or Madame, is Dr. Hammond’s Tar Expectorant. It cures influenza and dozens of other ailments with equal efficacy… Continue reading Virus got you? Sears ships you the cure.
There are times to show off; times to take pride in your work and your tools. Even for cowboys and peace officers. Continue reading Professional Pride
In these days of climate-change-slash-global-warming, that promise seems as relevant as it did in 1949. Continue reading “Keep your home 10 to 20 degrees cooler this summer”
Once again we see there was nothing Sears didn’t used to sell. Continue reading “Help yourself and your child to a happier and more normal life”
The Beach Boys were singing about cars in 1964 and 1965, but there where plenty of other personal transportation options rolling out. Continue reading Round Round Get Around, I Get Around
What the well-dressed house was wearing in 1958 – affordable, practical, up-to-the minute tubular furniture. Continue reading Totally Tubular
No, not what you’re thinking. Continue reading A Little Dickey for Valentine’s Day
Were you a Toys’R’Us kid? Did you happily leaf through the sale catalogs that once were stuffed into Sunday newspapers? Then you’re a dinosaur too! Continue reading 90’s Kids