Jell-O

Jell-O

For longer than any of us have walked the earth, people have enjoyed a dessert known the world over as Jell-O. Easy and inexpensive to make, this versatile product has jiggled its way into our culture for well over a hundred years and comforted us throughout childhood and adulthood alike. Continue reading...

Creedence Clearwater Revival

Creedence Clearwater Revival

Despite the barrage of psychedelic music emerging from Berkeley, California in the late 60s, the brothers Fogerty stuck to what they did best - rock, country, and their own "swamp pop." Their music resonated with teenagers and the working class alike, making Creedence Clearwater Revival one of the most popular bands of the era. Continue reading...

Circus

Circus

Arcade game maker Exidy sent in the clowns for a very different kind of Breakout game in 1977. The name of the quarter-munching machine was Circus, and true to its title, it gave players control of a high-flying big top act, live and without a net. Continue reading...

Sanford and Son

Sanford and Son

Rightly considered one of the 100 best TV shows of all time, Sanford and Son blustered into NBC's Friday night lineup in 1972 and made lasting television history with Redd Foxx's portrayal of the one-of-a-kind Fred Sanford. Despite airing in an unpopular time slot, the show enjoyed consistently high ratings throughout its six seasons. Continue reading...

The Million Dollar Duck

The Million Dollar Duck

In the 60s, actor Dean Jones found himself the preferred leading man in a long string of Disney live-action films, paired alongside everything from grape-picking monkeys to lovable Volkswagens to a humongous Great Dane who thought he was a dachshund. This time around, Jones took second billing to a mallard with remarkable abilities in the 1971 comedy, The Million Dollar Duck. Continue reading...

Raggedy Ann

Raggedy Ann

Her face is recognized the world over, a simple doll full of wholesome charm that has stood the test of time. She goes by the name of Raggedy Ann and, alongside her brother Andy, she has endeared herself to millions of children during her hundred years of existence. Continue reading...

Slim Jim

Slim Jims

When you need help staving off those hunger pains in between meals, nothing says snack like those lovable little cylinders of packaged meat known as Slim Jims. While maybe not as healthy as a handful of carrot sticks, these flavorful snacks have certainly made their mark in popular culture. Continue reading...

The Poseidon Adventure

The Poseidon Adventure

Having made his mark in network television, producer Irwin Allen went on to become the undisputed leader of the disaster film genre. His first venture also became one of his most beloved, a tale of tragedy on the high seas in the 1972 blockbuster, The Poseidon Adventure. Continue reading...