Posts tagged "70s"

The Source Family Is Probably Not Much Like Your Family

The psychedelic ’60s and ’70s seemed like a sweet time to be a cult leader. Case in point: Father Yod, the legendary leader of the Source Family, a Los Angeles…

Julie Gerstein | February 6, 2013 - 11:20 am

Meet Some Very Dedicated Followers Of Platform Shoe Fashion

In this vintage video from the 1970s, a bunch of average Brits were asked for their take on the burgeoning platform shoe trend that was sweeping the streets of London.

Julie Gerstein | March 24, 2012 - 8:00 am

Let’s Make a Hook Rug! ’70s Crafts Are Making A Comeback

I feel really old when I admit this, but when I was a little girl my mom and I used to sit around on the weekends, listen to Moody Blues…

Ami Angelowicz | July 19, 2009 - 3:00 pm

It’s Never Too Late To Spawn

It’s a rare man with super sperm that can impregnate a woman when the two of them are in their seventies. The late conservative Senator Strom Thurmond, fathered a child…

Simcha | July 7, 2008 - 8:30 pm

Bonk: The Book

Polyester isn’t just a fashion faux pas, it also makes you un-effable, as researcher Mary Roach writes in her new history book Bonk: The Curious Couple of Science and Sex.

Simcha | April 10, 2008 - 7:00 pm