Sunday, February 22, 2015

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

They rubbed my tummy, chief



So I had no choice and I told the bartender, I said, hey man, the thing is this. I remember this proto-psychedelic Sugar Frosted Flakes TV commercial from when I was like 8 or 9 years old that had Tony the Tiger singing about "a beautiful bowl to get lost in." Problem one! I keep talking about it but no one believes me -- & to be fair, I've been known to be wrong. Problem two! Googling it doesn't bring it up. But! Now it will, because back at the ranch, after some tough investigative work, i can offer you this, from one of my favorite years (it's in my top 10!) 1964:


I think that is ingenious. I'd love to shake the hand of the script writer except that would mean having to dig up his corpse, so never mind that.

Thursday, February 12, 2015

Rommel Drives On Deep Into Egypt

Yeah the Nazis might be 220 miles from Alexandria, but we have something they will never have: Action Stories, Sky Fighters, Dare Devil Aces, G-Men Detectives, and most importantly, "Guns, Gushers -- and Guts!" H/T Shorpy.com