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Time To Update Your Sound System?
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Our Forgotten Cartoon-Americans!
If you were a Baby Boomer who got up at the crack of dawn on Saturday mornings, poured yourself a big bowl of Sugar Smacks and plopped yourself down in front of the family TV,…
As Seen on TV: Silly Putty
Is there a Baby Boomer who did not own at least one egg of Silly Putty at some point in their childhood? Much more than a fad, the stuff still sells over six million eggs…
Those Kids & Their Crazy Dances
The Origin of the Jitterbug Like a great deal of American popular culture of the 20th Century, the jitterbug has its origins in black culture. While the dance is quite frequently associated with the early…
Up for a Hot Dog Steam-Cooked in Beer?
Alas, Lum’s Restaurants, purveyors of those beer-steamed dogs are no more. A shame,too. At their peak they had 450 stores across America and threw off enough cash that the corporate owners were able to purchase…
Back When Everything Really Was Archie
The True and (Mostly) Untold Story of America’s #1 Teenager In the days before cable TV, DVDs, and video games, no summer vacation was complete without at least one afternoon (and probably many more) spent…