This is a great historical print advertising site, where you
can find everything from a 1946 ad from Spam to a 2001 ad for Columbia
Coffee. A fun site to roam through or to make a serious study
of advertising in this century.
Check out this searchable webpage if you're a trading card fanatic.
You'll find price guides, a 1-10 point grading scale, online auction
info., & more for popular trading cards
including Pokemon, baseball, football, hockey,
etc. You can even customize the site to provide info. on
the type of trading card that interests you most or ask the editors
to seek out a particular card you've been longing for.
Classic TV from the Fifties Web
This information-packed website is just the ticket if
you have any interest in the shows of early television. And
even if you don't, there's also fascinating information like what
things cost in the 1950's, fads and fashions, hair styles, early Elvis...everything
that made the fifties memorable!
Dreams of Space...
People's perceptions of space have changed drastically
in the last century, and this website traces these perceptions through
book illustrations and covers. Samples of these illustrations
from 1883 to the present are included in this fun to browse site.
easy, breezy, E! fashion, this web site offers tidbits of gossip,
photographs, fashion hits and misses, and general information about
the stars you love to watch. In addition, there are games to
play, including one paparazzi game where you're challenged to spot
the celebrities in a split second.
Guinness World Records
Did you know that the world’s largest lollipop
weighs 4,759.1 lbs? Or that the greatest number of dominoes set up
single-handed and toppled is 303,621 out of 303,628? Or that the longest
ride in armor is 208 miles? Find these records and ones even more
amazing on the official Guinness World Records site.
By far the best organized of the entertainment web sites, this
one presents a reasoned way to work your way through news about stars,
royals, models, and musicians. You can also vote for the most
elegant woman, most beautiful woman and handsomest man. Your
vote instantly registers onscreen.
Cafe: the 1960s
This ode to the 60's is a great place to either learn
or reminisce about the"decade of love." With sections
on music, fashion, TV, fads, and celebrities, this page is a great
place to visit if you're interested in one of the most revolutionary
periods in modern U. S.
The Living Room Candidate
If you think political candidates advertising on television is
something new, check out this great site. It has television ads from
the Eisenhower era in the early 1950s right up to the last election.
It'll give you some perspective on the development of the genre!
MSN offers a slick, thorough web site to keep in touch with your
favorite celebrities. There is, of course, gossip and photographs
of stars in get-ups cattily described. There are also interviews
with celebs, solid news about entertainment and reviews of current
The Museum of Hoaxes
Has Burger King really created a left-handed Whopper?
Did the space shuttle really land in San Diego? Are they really changing
the name of the Liberty Bell to the Taco Liberty
Bell? Love to debunk hoaxes and urban legends? Then thisis the site
for you. Read about hoaxes in history, sign up for the free newsletter
or test your gullibility on this fun site.
Like taking a trip to Hollywood without leaving your computer
console, this web site tours everything Hollywood and the stars.
From star-owned restaurants to where the stars go to church, you'll
find it all here.
The Summer of Love : A Web Site Tour
Check out this vast gateway to 1967 if the fact that you were born
much later doesn't keep you from feeling nostalgia for the era. You'll
find info. on the music (The Dead, Janis Joplin, Country Joe &
the Fish, & The Beatles, to nameonly a few), the poets &
philosophers (Alan Ginsburg, Timothy Leary, etc.), activists such
as Abbie Hoffman, the psychedelic drugs,
and the eclectic spirituality typical of the times (think Carlos
Castenada, Abraham Maslov, The Eslan
Institute, etc.). You'll also find
plenty of color photos, audio clips of music & historic
interviews, and links to other websites focusing on the sixties.
Walt Disney Family Museum
This foundation, dedicated to Walt Disney, gives a classy look at
his work and their efforts to preserve it. You can find out
about your favorite Disney movies here, plus take a virtual tour
Alive and Who's Dead?
Have you been paying attention? This site will bring you
up-to-date on who is alive and who has died among celebrities.
The site is searchable both by name of celebrity and by what the
celebrity is known for.