The leotard, the huge box, the dancers in the background. The. Whole. Thing. See why Courteney Cox’s 1985 commercial for Tampax Tampons is fantastic.
This vintage welcome video from Paducah, Kentucky (date unknown) boasts a town with seven radio stations, cell phone service (wait until you see the phone), local eateries and even computer classes!
I just found this video from three years ago, when I a commentary about my obsession (and confusion) over the SkyMall catalog. It actually did air on local NYC television. Wow, I really did a number on my makeup. Oddly enough, most of the things I make fun of are STILL in the SkyMall catalog today.
The year 1949 was full of promise and innovation. And a transistor radio hat that I’m sure was in no way incredibly dangerous.
No matter how famous for being anti establishment and cool a celebrity gets, more than likely they started out their career being willing to do a commercial for whatever establishment was willing to pay them. In show business terms, it’s the circle of life.
A whale near death, bound by fishing nets floats hopelessly in the ocean… until a group of caring people work tirelessly to free the animal. With a video camera capturing every suspenseful moment, the emotional climax comes when the whale is finally free. In what is clearly a joyful moment, the whale frolics in the air, splashing and breaching more than forty times in celebration!
From the vault: You know those big inflatable blobs that are on lakes or oceans, and folks jump on them, sending another person flying into the air, and then into the water? (Some folks call them “water trampolines.” Even if…