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Off Topic-Hilarious Pics in 1977 Catalog

I needed a laugh after all of this QE2 and TSA nonsense...and I found one I wanted to share.

A 1977 JCPenney Catalog


I share this for a good laugh, and to actually make a point...group think is DANGEROUS...which leads to the next link. If you haven't seen the BBC Documentary Century of the Self, then you need to watch it.


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Thanks...I'm still wiping my

Thanks...I'm still wiping my tears away...and my sides hurt!

I want to jump in a time machine

and go back to 1970 and do it all over again. That was a blast from the past..

Just one last kick in the nuts, then a final deathblow

There are a few moments I would not care to repeat...

but all in all, I am with you. It was a pretty innocent time, when weed was just weed and everybody smoked or looked the other way. We had a buddy OD on heroine, the cops just came and revived him, called the ambulance for him. I mean, he LIVED! It was just a kinder time, or maybe just a kinder me.
But the catalog... Man, I had bell-bottoms TWICE as big as that chick - and hair, too.

Love or fear? Choose again with every breath.

If only I could buy these gorgeous ensembles now

My husband is too much of a gentleman to say anything, he would wear it to work if i bought it for him.

Colchester, New London County, Connecticut


Man, that was one giant manual on how to get your A$$ kicked in just about any situation!

Love the blog. I'm a child of the 80's myself.

And for those who haven't seen that documentary you linked - DO IT. Must viewing for anyone awake, and especially for those still asleep.


Much appreciated.

I laughed till I cried...

Thank you!

Loved the furry green toilet tank cover...

I could pet my toilet:)

Malo periculosam libertatem quam quietam servitutem. ("I prefer the tumult of liberty to the quiet of servitude"). Thomas Jefferson to James Madison, 30 January 1787.

Like the Blog.

I admit I wore some of that stuff. My mom would buy my dad and I matching shirts, gah!

Corduroy OP shorts?


my blog is an odd mix of the two things i love...Gen X pop culture and libertarian politics...

i love being a part of the C4L, and I love blogging about politics. But, every once in a while, I just like to talk about a good Family Ties episode.