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Marion Ross’ son pays her the sweetest compliment
July 1st, 2022 under 70s. [ Comments: none ]

If you grew up in the ’70s and ’80s, then you felt like Marion Ross, who played Mrs. C. on Happy Days, was like a second mom.

However, to Jim Meskimen, she was his mother. The other day they were hanging out, and there was something he wanted to tell her. “You, to me, were a far better mother, than Marion Cunningham would’ve been for me.”

Meskimen said that she supported him as an artist and encouraged him to try new things. She told him that she always wanted her family to have fun and try new things.

Then they concluded their video with her telling him he is a wonderful son.

Ross came off as a loving mother on the small screen because, in real life, she was one. You can’t fake the heart and compassion she had on the sitcom, so that is why she is one of television’s favorite mothers.

BTW Can you believe that Ross is 93 years young? She neither looks nor acts it! I think all that fun she had trying new things is what keeps her so young! Gd bless her!

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Did you know that The Electric Slide is about a vibrator?
April 22nd, 2022 under 70s, Sex Toys. [ Comments: none ]

via MelissaHagerTV

Ever since we were little kids, we have been doing The Electric Slide to the Electric Boogie at weddings and bar mitzvot. However, did you know that the song is about vibrators? Well, the late songwriter, Bunny Wailer, confirmed that a few years ago.

However, that fact is now going around TikTok, and the reactions are priceless, as you can see in the video above.

Read lyrics, and record yourself as you do. To read them, then click here!

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Styx have been Renegades for 50 years
February 23rd, 2022 under 70s, Music, Styx. [ Comments: none ]

Styx have been making beautiful music for 50 years, and they are hoping to do it for 50 more.

They are not the only ones who hope this happens. Ever since they asked us to Come Sail Away with them, we have been Ridin’ the Storm Out With them ever since. And we plan on doing so for as long as Mr. Roboto tells us to.

Because we Can’t Fight This Feeling for how much we love them!

Oh, and this Lady is still crushing on Tommy Shaw. Can you believe he is 68? He looks just like he did when he joined the band in 75.

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Whatcha talkin’ about Todd Bridges?
January 4th, 2022 under 70s, The Brady Bunch. [ Comments: none ]

Did you ever watch Diff’rent Strokes and think this show is so much more risque than The Brady Bunch ever was? It was not.

What? Todd Bridges just revealed a secret about the show that made him famous. “A lot of our scripts were actually The Brady Bunch. We had the same executive producer,” he wrote. “When I would watch the Brady Bunch I would say wow that was the Different Strokes episode. Talk about recycling ideas.”

Now, I am off to rewatch both shows and see which episodes were recycled. We know the bicycle man episode was all Diff’rent Strokes.

OMG! Does that mean that Cindy Brady and Arnold Jackson are one in the same? And that Willis is Greg, Kimberly is Marcia, and Sam is cousin Oliver? Mind officially blown!

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The Unknown Comic comes out of retirement to retire
December 23rd, 2021 under 70s. [ Comments: none ]

Back when the original Gong Show was on the air in the ’70s and ’80s, the Unknown Comic was one of its biggest stars. Everyone wanted to know who was the mystery man under that paper bag.

That was then. Where is he now? He announced on Twitter, “I Retired 15 years ago & realized nobody knew I retired so gonna come out of retirement for a few gigs & try to retire again.”

Now, he is up there with other legendary acts from that era like Cher, Barbra Streisand, and Mötley Crüe, as in saying they retired from live shows but resumed touring after some time.

If you want to see him live, then you can catch him at JR’s Comedy Club in Simi Valley on February 25th, JR’s Comedy in Valencia on the next night, Marine Comedy Winery in Novato on April 2nd, and Ventura Comedy Club sometime in April.

Maybe, just like paper bags, his career could have a resurgence, and he won’t retire again.

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