Abbott & Costello – Classic Comedy Duo
Abbott & Costello: A Timeless Legacy of Laughter From the golden age of radio to the early days of television, Bud Abbott and Lou Costello were pioneers of comedy, leaving a lasting mark on the entertainment…Keep reading
The History of Television Sets
A Look Back at the Fascinating History of the Television Set The television set has been a staple in households across the world for more than seven decades. Over time, it’s become a ubiquitous fixture in…Keep reading
All About Farrah Fawcett
Farrah Fawcett: An Icon of Beauty and Strength Farrah Fawcett was a true icon of the 1970s, known for her stunning looks, undeniable talent, and fearless spirit. From her iconic feathered hair to her unforgettable smile,…Keep reading
The Munsters – Fun Facts
Monstrous Fun for the Whole Family “The Munsters” is a beloved classic of television history, a show that captured the hearts of viewers with its unique blend of spooky humor and oddball family values. Airing from…Keep reading
Jaws – 10 Cool Facts About The Movie
Jaws – The Movie Written by Cavan O’Grady In 1975, the classic movie Jaws was released. It was a breakthrough film in several ways. Among them, it is largely considered the first summer blockbuster, it changed…Keep reading
Vintage Cap Guns – Did You Have One?
Cap Guns: A Blast from the Past Cap guns were once a staple in every child’s toy chest and a symbol of imaginative play and adventure. These toys, which used some form of mild explosive to…Keep reading
A Stop at Willoughby – The Twilight Zone
A Stop at Willoughby “A Stop at Willoughby” starring James Daly is Twilight Zone episode 30 of Season 1. It first aired on May 6th, 1960 on the CBS TV network. The nostalgic theme of this…Keep reading
RC Cola and Moonpies – The Origin
“Gimme an RC Cola and a MoonPie” The unlikely pairing of RC Cola and MoonPies has captured the hearts of Americans for nearly a century. Originating in the 1930s, the “Working Man’s Lunch” of an RC…Keep reading
Bazooka Joe – Yes or No?
More Than Just a Candy Wrapper Bazooka Joe is a beloved comic strip character that has been a staple in American pop culture for generations. He first gained notoriety as the star of small comics included…Keep reading
Bonanza Steakhouse – Top 10 Food List
We Listened! In a recent Facebook post, we asked our members what was some their favorite things to order at Bonanza (yesterday or today). Below is the Top-10 list we compiled using those comments #10 Shrimp…Keep reading
Weebles Wooble – Or Do They?
“Weebles wobble, but they don’t fall down” Weebles, the beloved children’s roly-poly toys, have been entertaining and delighting kids since Hasbro/Romper Room first introduced them in 1971. These egg-shaped toys are unique in that they can…Keep reading
McCrory Stores- What Happened?
Remembering Penny Candy and Oriole Records at McCrory McCrory Stores, also known as J.G. McCrory’s, was a beloved chain of five-and-dime stores that operated throughout the United States. Headquartered in York, Pennsylvania, these stores were known…Keep reading
The Honeymooners – The Mambo Episode
The Honeymooners – “Mama Loves Mambo” Who can forget the hilarious Honeymooners episode when Alice wants to learns how to do a dance known as The Mambo! As any fan of the show will know, Alice…Keep reading
Zayre – Where’d They Go?
Zayre: The Story of Humble Beginnings and a Bittersweet End Zayre was a household name for many folks in the eastern United States for over three decades. Founded in 1956, the discount store chain quickly gained…Keep reading
Kresge – How They Became Kmart
From Dime Stores to Discount Retail Dime stores, also known as variety stores or five and dimes, were a familiar sight in neighborhoods and small towns across the United States in the early to mid-20th century.…Keep reading
Fried Bologna – A Few Ideas
There’s No Right or Wrong Way! The different ways you can prepare fried bologna (or fried baloney!) are endless. We invite everyone to give us their ideas in the comments section at the bottom of this…Keep reading
Radio Shack – What The Heck Happened?
You’ve Got Questions, We’ve Got Answers Radio Shack was once a household name, with over 7,000 stores across the United States. It was the go-to destination for electronics enthusiasts and DIYers for decades, offering a vast…Keep reading
The Ground Round – History and More
The Original “No Rules” Neighborhood Pub Founded in 1969 by Howard Johnsons, The Ground Round was designed as a neighborhood pub where people of all ages and backgrounds could feel comfortable and relaxed. In the early…Keep reading
JC PENNEY – Unknown Facts
This Main-street Merchant is No Stranger to Adversity JC Penney is a retail company that is deeply rooted in American culture. Anchored in nearly every mall across the country, it started with one location and grew…Keep reading
SEARS – Unknown Facts
The Retailer Who Taught America How to Shop Sears’ lifetime embodied and spanned the rise of modern American shopping culture. At one time, the 130-year-old mass retailer was the largest in the U.S. and an essential…Keep reading
Snow Miser vs. Heat Miser
The Battle The Snow Miser vs. Heat Miser rivalry has been popular ever since the release of the animated TV Christmas special “A Year Without a Santa Claus’, which aired on December 10th, 1974 on the…Keep reading
Night of the Meek – The Twilight Zone
Night of the Meek “Night of the Meek” starring Art Carney is Twilight Zone episode 11 of Season 2. It first aired on December 23th, 1960 on the CBS TV network. The incredibly introspective theme of…Keep reading
Woolworth’s – We Miss Them
The World’s First Five and Dime Store The F. W. Woolworth Company, or simply Woolworth’s, was a retail company and an early pioneer of five-and-dime retail. The company set trends and created the modern retail model…Keep reading
Macy’s Department Store – Unknown Facts
When was it founded? Macy’s was originally called “R. H. Macy & Co.” and was founded in 1858 by Rowland Hussey Macy. Rowland was one of 6 children born to a Quaker family in Massachusetts. He…Keep reading
Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade – A Tradition
Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade: As America prospered during the Roaring Twenties, so did Macy’s! New York City’s most iconic department store first went public in 1922, as R. H. Mach & Co. began acquiring competitors and…Keep reading
A Christmas Story – 10 Interesting Facts
10 Things You Didn’t Know About “A Christmas Story” (1983) A Christmas Story is a 1983 American Christmas comedy film directed by Bob Clark and based on Jean Shepherd’s semi-fictional anecdotes in his 1966 book “In…Keep reading
Who’s On First – Abbott & Costello
Abbott & Costello Anyone who has an interest in the golden age of Vaudeville, radio and television knows about Abbott and Costello’s famous Who’s On First sketch. When the duo first teamed up in 1937, they…Keep reading
Sizzler Restaurant – What Happened?
There are lots of shrimp and steak lovers out there, but it’s not an indulgence everyone can afford at many restaurants. Sizzler steak houses have offered a cost-effective alternative for families wanting a good meal for…Keep reading
Big Boy – Where Did They Go?
The Home of the Original Double-Decker Burger Much like the freckled, red-haired girl from Wendy’s and the Golden Arches of McDonald’s, Big Boy, the chubby little boy in overalls carrying a hamburger on a plate, is…Keep reading
Bonanza Steakhouse – What Happened?
The Ever Famous All-You-Can-Eat Bonanza Steakhouse Eric “Hoss” Cartwright was a beloved character on the popular television show Bonanza. Bonanza aired for 14 consecutive seasons on NBC from 1959-1973. Anybody who was around in the 1960s…Keep reading
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