Category: Pop Culture
Ford Motor Company – The Beginning
Driving Innovation for Over a Century The story of the Ford Motor Company is a classic tale of the American Dream. Arising from humble beginnings, it quickly grew into one of the most influential companies in the world. So, today we’ll take a look at how the company got its start, its early years of […]
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 industry. With their impeccable timing and unforgettable routines, the duo brought joy to millions, creating a legacy that has […]
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 our lives, providing endless hours of entertainment, information, and education. But the history of the TV goes back much […]
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 Steven Spielberg from a little known director to a very in-demand one, it led to three sequels and numerous […]
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 create a popping sound and puff of smoke when the trigger was pulled, were an integral part of childhood […]
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 Cola and a MoonPie could be purchased for just a dime, making it an affordable option for coal miners […]
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 in every piece of bubble gum. With his iconic black eyepatch, Bazooka Joe quickly became one of the more […]
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 Cocktail (appetizer) If you’re a fan of shrimp, the Bonanza shrimp cocktail should be on your radar. Were you […]
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 be tipped over, but they always return to their upright position thanks to the design. Over the years, they […]
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 for their wide variety of merchandise, including shoes, clothing, housewares, fabrics, penny candy, toys, and cosmetics. Yet, despite its […]