Here is an infomercial from the 70s for a swell new exercise device called the Disco Body Shaper. Basically it is a rotating disc that you sit or spin on and wiggle your way slim. Totally not weird.
This is a commercial from the 90s for a compilation CD called “Punk.” I don’t know what is better – the song selection or the two people in wigs pitching the compilation. [VIA]
This is a commercial from 1984 for Rip City Skates in Santa Monica, California and their new decks featuring Raymond Pettibon illustrations and Black Flag iconography. Watch out for the guy in the mask.
Back in 1983 there was a watch that was advertised as basically the iPhone of its day – the Multichron Calculator Watch. You could Add, Subtract, Multiply, Divide, Use Memory, and Save a Constant! You could also see the time … Continue reading
Last night, if you happened to watch the Grammy’s you might have seen the commercial with the girl singing to Adele’s “Rolling in the Deep” on a bus. Well, that was the kids of PS22 rocking out on that bus. … Continue reading
This is an ad from Great Britain to raise awareness about The Big Six and alternate power sources. It shows happy little cooling towers with cute smiles and mustaches tumbling down and getting really sad. [VIA]
I love how in the 80s you could put a commercial of a plastic alien dancing on the TV and ask kids to call a number and talk to it – like Freddie Freaker.
I am not quite sure what is going on here but it seems a cat decides to go on a mission and has a bit of a temper. Just a bit of weirdness for your day. EDIT: This is actually … Continue reading
If you were living in Long Island, New York in 1984, perhaps you were partying at the Roller Castle. This is a commercial from the 80s that shows you just what the Roller Castle was all about. Sweet outfits.
This is a spoof commercial that pokes at today’s beauty standards by positioning “Fotoshop by Adobé” as a high-end beauty product. [VIA]