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Monthly Archives: June 2011
The great Ernest Borgnine as the devil in The Devil’s Rain from 1975. This was one of those typical 70’s films that featured stalwart veterans like Mr Borgnine and Keenan Wynn, up-and-comers like John Travolta and down-and-outers like Ida Lupino … Continue reading
Yeah, I know that this was well before Masters of the Universe, but it was too good of a joke to pass up.
The movie wasn’t so hot, but Mickey and Sylvia’s date goes on as Monkey & Bird continues at CO2 Comics! Catch up with cutest couple in comics (according to my sister-in-law Pat) by clicking HERE!!! But wait, THERE’S MORE!!!
Remember when Video Cassette Recorders were new? We got a Sears-branded, top loading, VHS machine around 1983 well after this 1978 ad appeared so I seriously doubt my Dad paid anywhere near $700 bucks for one. I remember the year … Continue reading
Button, button, who’s got the button? This was the last thing Alice saw.
Thanks to the wonders of the Internet Archive, I have another oddity form the public domain for you, girls and boys. Today’s feature is Son of Ingagi (1940) which is listed as being the first science fiction horror film with … Continue reading
Well, it is for one booze soaked, belligerent baboon, but not for Mickey & Sylvia! Monkey & Bird continues at CO2 Comics! Read the latest installment HERE! New to Monkey & Bird? See where it all started by clicking HERE!
A couple years ago I was wandering around what’s known as Center City in Philadelphia when I took this picture. This sign is on the corner of Sansom and Juniper between 13th and Broad. I’ve been up and down this … Continue reading
Just like the Macarena and chlamydia, a new trend is sweeping the nation!
More from the late, great Larry Evans’ fabulous how-to book for kids from 1977.
Before anybody knew who they were. Do you know this couple?
Hello dear readers, it’s Mrs Crankipants. Today’s topic is the rotary phone, an invention once considered the wave of the future in a simpler time, back before the touch tone models, texting, video chats, the capability of sending tragically ill-advised … Continue reading
I’m not sure why this ad was in an issue of All New Fightin’ Marines, but it was. My guess is that the Charlton boys had advertising space to fill and they filled it!
Hello, one and all. It’s Mrs. Crankipants again with another Sunday Matinee. Once again, I’m featuring another teevee show rather than those Godawful, grade Z horror movies that the regular guy likes so much. Mrs Crankipants likes her television. She … Continue reading