Wide World of Sports

Back in the Stone Age, and only three television channels, watching sports was severely limited by today’s standards. Thanks to my pal T.J. for the idea to revisit the old days of mostly black & white television. ABC’s Wide World of Sports, on Saturday afternoons, was a cavalcade of sports programming. No, it was not … More Wide World of Sports

Amazing Promos and Commercials from the 1960s and 1970s

This is a trip down memory lane, but it also shows how stylish some of the promos and opening credits were.  There is an art to creating effective and memorable promotional ads. Combine special effects and editing, spectacular images, and driving, catchy music.  But you must accomplish this in about a minute.  Sound easy? Here … More Amazing Promos and Commercials from the 1960s and 1970s