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  • The Texas Wheelers (1975) "The Widow"

    01/08/2024 7:12:52 PM PST · by ValleyofHope · 1 replies
    The early 70's tv show, starring Jack Elam and Gary Busey
  • What were the best TV shows?

    10/24/2023 11:36:26 AM PDT · by DallasBiff · 249 replies
    The Past | 10/24/23
    My three favorites, "I Love Lucy". "Star Trek", and "Lost in Space", with a special mention to "Green Acres"
  • Trump-Rush Limbaugh - Oct 09 2020 - Hour 1

    09/04/2023 9:25:49 PM PDT · by Varmint Al · 12 replies
    Web Archives ^ | 9/4/2023 | Varmint Al
    Here is a voice from the past for Conservative listeners. Here is a link: Rush has Trump on his program, hour 1. Nostalgia at it best.Good Hunting... from Varmint Al
  • Happy Birthday, Baby: Cars, Teens and American Graffiti

    07/09/2023 5:42:13 AM PDT · by Twotone · 37 replies
    Steyn On-Line ^ | July 8, 2023 | Rick McGinnis
    On June 13th, 1945, a month after the defeat of Nazi Germany, the New York Times published an article titled "Teen-Agers are an American Invention." With peace in sight, the generation that was too young to fight in the war was being defined by the newspaper of record as being "not ready for the serious matters of adulthood." Still, this newly-minted demographic (whose emergence had been nearly a century in the making) was being invited to express itself with its own culture – "and the leisure and the unprecedented affluence of teenagers predispose them to accept the invitation." Birthdays –...
  • NY Radio Station Aircheck July 4, 1976

    05/30/2023 10:28:52 AM PDT · by CrimsonTidegirl · 26 replies
    https://youtu.be/SOUZumK7Jdk
  • What Freerepublic.com looked like in 1996

    04/03/2002 2:05:39 PM PST · by big bad easter bunny · 55 replies · 1,000+ views
    The Way back Machine ^ | 04/03/2002 | b.b.e.b.
    click here
  • (Vanity) TOURNAMENT OF CHART-TOPPERS II ('50S) - ROUND 7 - THE FINAL!

    02/27/2022 9:48:32 AM PST · by the OlLine Rebel · 34 replies
    author | 2/27/22 | the OlLine Rebel
    ROUND 7 OF THE '50S TOURNAMENT OF CHART-TOPPERS II COMMENCES!ROUND 7 – THE FINAL Votes due: Sunday, March 6 @ 12:00 pm Eastern. 2 songs, 1 pair, 1 winner! Vote for your favorite. Any ties will be broken via Billboard annual ranking, then back to Round 1 ranking (seed), then Round 1 point total, then Round 1 vote count. See the pair in my next reply post. Format in survey: Poll seed – year - song title – act The survey is at 1950s survey Final My YouTube playlist is at 1950s playlist Final
  • (Vanity)TOURNAMENT OF CHART-TOPPERS II ('50S) - ROUND 5

    02/13/2022 9:49:18 AM PST · by the OlLine Rebel · 30 replies
    author | 2/13/22 | the OlLine Rebel
    ROUND 5 OF THE '50S TOURNAMENT OF CHART-TOPPERS II COMMENCES!ROUND 5 – THE GREAT 8 Votes due: Sunday, Feb 20 @ 12:00 pm Eastern. 8 songs, 4 pairs, 4 winners! Vote for your favorite in each pair listed. (You may abstain from any pairs, but please don't overdo it!) Any ties will be broken via Billboard annual ranking, then back to Round 1 ranking (seed), then Round 1 point total, then Round 1 vote count. Past Rounds: Rounds 1A and 1B: Rd 1A, Rd 1B Round 2: Rd 2 Round 3: Rd 3 Round 4: Rd 4
  • (VANITY) TOURNAMENT OF CHART-TOPPERS II ('50S) - ROUND 4

    02/06/2022 9:43:03 AM PST · by the OlLine Rebel · 25 replies
    author | 2/6/22 | the OlLine Rebel
    ROUND 4 OF THE '50S TOURNAMENT OF CHART-TOPPERS II COMMENCES! ROUND 4 – SWEET 16 Votes due: Sunday, Feb 13 @ 12:00 pm Eastern. 16 songs, 8 pairs, 8 winners! Vote for your favorite in each pair listed. (You may abstain from any pairs, but please don't overdo it!) Any ties will be broken via Billboard annual ranking, then back to Round 1 ranking (seed), then Round 1 point total, then Round 1 vote count. Past Rounds: Rounds 1A and 1B: 1A, 1B Round 2: 2 Round 3: 3
  • (VANITY) TOURNAMENT OF CHART-TOPPERS II ('50S) - ROUND 3

    01/30/2022 9:23:37 AM PST · by the OlLine Rebel · 32 replies
    me | 1/30/22 | me
    ROUND 3 OF THE '50S TOURNAMENT OF CHART-TOPPERS II COMMENCES! Votes due: Sunday, Feb 6 @ 12:00 pm Eastern. 32 songs, 16 pairs, 16 winners! Vote for your favorite in each pair listed. No reply, no vote. (You may abstain from any pairs but please don't overdo it!) Any ties will be broken via Billboard annual ranking, then back to Round 1 ranking (seed), then Round 1 point total, then Round 1 vote count. Format in survey: Poll seed – year - song title - act Rounds 1A and 1B: ToCT Rd 1A, ToCT Rd 1B Round 2: ToCT Rd...
  • (VANITY) TOURNAMENT OF CHART-TOPPERS II ('50S) - ROUND 2

    01/23/2022 10:46:56 AM PST · by the OlLine Rebel · 35 replies
    me | 1/23/22 | me
    (VANITY) TOURNAMENT OF CHART-TOPPERS II ('50S) - ROUND 2 ROUND 2 of the greatest hits of the '50s begins! DUE DATE: Sunday, Jan 30 @ 12:00 pm (Eastern) Round 2 is the start of the play-off tournament style. It starts with 32 pairs of the best 64 songs as chosen by YOU, from Rounds 1A and 1B. Round 1A and 1B: Round 1ARound 1B
  • (vanity) TOURNAMENT OF CHART-TOPPERS II - '50s

    01/16/2022 9:29:33 AM PST · by the OlLine Rebel · 58 replies
    me | 1/16/22 | the OlLine Rebel
    TOURNAMENT FOR THE GREATEST SONG OF THE '50S! ROUND 1B – ‘50sThe baseline for the survey is the top 10 hits of each year of the '50s, as compiled by BILLBOARD. This is NOT based on personal preferences, biases, prejudices, or counter-culture fringe-element reactionism. Nor based on weekly charts.Round 1 involves ranking candidate songs in order of preference for each year. Part B, as before with A last week, will be 5 years’ worth of rankings, so hunker down again because that’s 50 songs to handle! (The remaining rounds are handled as play-offs, starting with 32 pairs of songs to...
  • (vanity) TOURNAMENT OF CHART-TOPPERS II - '50s

    01/09/2022 11:35:39 AM PST · by the OlLine Rebel · 93 replies
    author | 1/9/22 | the OlLine Rebel
    FREEPERS, LET'S START THIS CONTEST FOR THE GREATEST SONG OF THE '50S! ROUND 1A – ‘50s The baseline for the survey is the top 10 hits of each year of the '50s, as compiled by BILLBOARD. This is NOT based on personal preferences, biases, prejudices, or counter-culture fringe-element reactionism. Nor based on weekly charts. Round 1 involves ranking candidate songs in order of preference for each year. Part A (as well as B next week) will be 5 years’ worth of rankings, so hunker down because that’s 50 songs to handle! (The remaining rounds are handled as play-offs, starting with...
  • Ad of the Day: Chevrolet’s heartfelt holiday film tells tale of love and restoration

    12/15/2021 5:54:15 PM PST · by Impala64ssa · 38 replies
    The Drum ^ | 12/14/21 | Amy Huston
    Iconic American car manufacture Chevrolet has premiered a heartfelt holiday spot centered around love, redemption and restoration. Based on true events, ‘Holiday Ride’ opens with some downbeat guitar chords as we see an older man try to get into the Christmas spirit by hanging up a wreath on the door of his garage. Inside rests a 1966 Chevy Impala, and as the main character sits in the front seat he is flooded with memories of his late wife. Noticing that her dad is feeling reflective, his daughter speaks to local mechanics to see if they are able to restore the...
  • Nostalgic Christmas songs sung from the 1930's and 1940's

    12/23/2020 6:22:12 PM PST · by Texan4Life · 14 replies
    Past Pefect Vingate Music YouTube Channel ^ | Nov. 10, 2015 | Various Artists
    Vintage Christmas Tree: Cool Nostalgic Xmas Songs From The 1930s & 40s (Remastered by Past Perfect)
  • Why the Fifties Loom Large in Our Thinking

    12/08/2020 3:22:14 PM PST · by Ennis85 · 42 replies
    National Review ^ | December 8th 2020 | DAN MCLAUGHLIN
    As Kevin Williamson observes, the 1950s still play something of an outsized role in the American imagination:Americans talk about the postwar years — the Truman, Eisenhower, and Kennedy years — as though they were a kind of golden age. They weren’t, and damned few of us would be happy with the political settlement that existed then: The Left may cheer the high statutory tax rates of the time, but actual tax collections in those years were almost exactly what they are today, and as much as 80 percent of that Eisenhower-era tax revenue was spent on the military and national...
  • ‘The Mandalorian’ Is New Star Wars For Its Oldest Friends

    12/01/2020 7:47:52 AM PST · by Kaslin · 68 replies
    The Federalist ^ | December 1, 2020 | Steven Kent
    This Star Wars property reaches out to us as a familiar friend who wants to talk about more than the times long past. As many have pointed out, the Skywalker story and the galaxy of interconnected characters and legends amounts to the great modern myth of our time. Right now, however, being a Star Wars fan hurts. Marvel will continue to gain on and outpace Star Wars in popularity with younger generations and make more money at the box office (remember those?), but it will never mean what Star Wars does to the Force faithful. That’s why Star Wars fans...
  • How to lose friends: Bring vintage '50s recipes to Friendsgiving

    11/26/2020 4:39:22 AM PST · by mylife · 153 replies
    sfgate ^ | 11/22/2019 | Madeline Wells
    The year is 1950. The Thanksgiving table is set, and before your growling stomach lies a cornucopia of show-stopping dishes: tomato aspic, jellied turkey vegetable salad, creamed spinach and whatever “cranberry surprise” is (yep, there’s mayonnaise in it). Celia Sack, owner of Noe Valley’s 11-year-old Omnivore Books on Food, is a connoisseur of vintage recipes like these. Formerly a rare-books specialist at an auction house in San Francisco, both her personal collection and her in-store collection of antiquarian cookbooks are extensive. So when I waltzed in one drizzly San Francisco afternoon with a strange request, Sack was more than prepared...
  • Some younger people don't get the reference to "Don't Play B-17" in that Olivia Newton-John song.

    07/11/2020 7:19:53 AM PDT · by SamAdams76 · 156 replies
    I was driving with a younger relative this morning and had on the Sirius/XM 70's station in which Casey Kasem was counting down the Top 40 from the week of 7/12/75. One of the songs in the countdown was "Please Mr. Please" by Olivia Newton-John in which she urges a fellow bar-fly not to play a certain song on the bar-room jukebox as it reminded her of an old love. So as she repeatedly sings the verse "Please, Mr., please, don't play B-17", my young relative eventually pipes up to ask me what she means by "B-17". Is it the...
  • (vanity) TOURNAMENT OF CHART-TOPPERS ('50S) - ROUND 6

    05/31/2020 7:40:52 PM PDT · by the OlLine Rebel · 52 replies
    me | 5/31/20 | me
    ROUND 6 OF THE '50S TOURNAMENT OF CHART-TOPPERS COMMENCES! The FINAL 4! Votes due: Sunday, June 7 @ 6:00 pm Eastern. (My birthday, FYI; don't disappoint me!) 4 songs, 2 pairs, 2 winners! Vote for your favorite in each pair listed. No reply, no vote. (NO abstentions this time! Must vote both contests - you can handle 2, cantcha?) Any ties will be broken with a run-off which will end the following Monday. Format: Billboard rank/seed - year - song title - act