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Cybill Shepherd: Your Young 'Taxi Driver' Crush, Then And Now

Entertainment | June 13, 2019

Cybill Shepherd is the rare model-turned-actress who has thrived in both worlds. From her early career on the covers of Seventeen and Glamour to films inc...

I'm With The Band: GTOs And Groupies According To Pamela Des Barres

Culture | June 12, 2019

Left: Led Zeppelin guitarist Jimmy Page accompanied by his girlfriend Miss Pamela (Pamela Des Barres) on June 3, 1973 in Los Angeles, California. (Phot...

Dr. Strangelove Or: How Stanley Kubrick Invented Black Comedy

Entertainment | June 11, 2019

Stanley Kubrick's 1964 nuclear-war farce Dr. Strangelove Or: How I Learned To Stop Worrying And Love The Bomb has been called the first black comedy in fi...

Lola Falana: From Sammy Davis Jr. Protegee To Queen Of Las Vegas

Entertainment | June 10, 2019

Left: Publicity photo of Lola Falana circa 1970. Right: Lola Falana portrait from CBS-TV. Source: Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images; Wikimedia Commons ...

Vampira, The First Horror Host: Her Short, Frustrating Story

Icons | June 9, 2019

Left: Vampira, nee Maila Nurmi, drinking from a smoking cocktail glass in front of a spider-web. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images) Right: Vampira on a lo...

Young Beverly Johnson, First Black 'Vogue' Cover Model, Then And Now

Icons | June 8, 2019

Left: Portrait of American fashion model and actress Beverly Johnson, with braided hair, as she poses beside a mirror, New York, 1970s. (Photo by Anth...

Teen Magazines Of The '60s and '70s: Mad About The Boys!

Fads | June 7, 2019

Mickey Dolenz catches up on his reading with 'Tiger Beat's Official Monkee Spectacular' on the set of the television show 'The Monkees' in May 1967 in Los Angeles...

ABBA Conquers The World In The 1970s: How Swede It Was

Music | June 6, 2019

1979: Swedish musical group ABBA performing on stage, (L-R:) Bjorn Ulvaeus, Agnetha Faltskog, and Anni-Frid Lyngstad sing while Benny Andersson plays the accordion....

Erin Gray: 'Buck Rogers's Col. Wilma Deering, Then And Now

Icons | June 5, 2019

Left: Erin Gray on an episode of 'Love Boat' from 1980. Right: Gray as Colonel Wilma Deering on 'Buck Rogers In The 25th Century.' Sources: Photo by ABC Photo A...

The Collar Over The Lapel Was So '70s. What Was Up With That?

Fads | June 4, 2019

It's the '70s men's fashion look that no one is talking about: the shirt collar worn over or outside the lapels of a jacket. Today we tackle this old styl...

'Ballad Of The Green Berets' Singer Barry Sadler's Rise And Tragic Fall

Culture | June 3, 2019

Left: Staff Sergeant Barry Sadler in 1966. (Photo by Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images). Right: Sadler's mug shot from 1979. Courtesy Nashville Me...

We Got Pele: NY Cosmos And American Soccer Mania In The '70s

Culture | June 2, 2019

For a moment in the 1970s, Pelé and the New York Cosmos seemed capable of doing the impossible: turning America into a soccer-loving nation. Soccer isn't A...

Tamara Dobson As Cleopatra Jones: Blaxploitation's Forgotten Icon 

Entertainment | June 1, 2019

Tamara Dobson as Cleopatra Jones. Left: a detail of the UK poster for the first movie (1973). Right: from the poster for the sequel, Cleopatra Jones An...

1966: Buffalo Springfield Warns Us To 'Stop, Children...' In 'For What It's Worth'

Culture | May 31, 2019

"There's something happening here / What it is ain't exactly clear..."The ominous words and high, lonely guitar notes of Buffalo Spri...

Beat It, Trebek! Cancer Is 'Near Remission' Says Jeopardy! Host

Icons | May 30, 2019

Television personality Alex Trebek attends a ceremony at the TCL Chinese Theatre IMAX on March 27, 2015 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Amanda Edwards/...

'Keep On Truckin,'' The Hippie Slogan R. Crumb Regrets Coining

Culture | May 30, 2019

Left: A 'Keep On Truckin' print currently available from crumbproducts.com. Right: Blind Boy Fuller. Sources: crumbproducts.com; public domain/Wikimedia Com...

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