Category Archives: My Vintage Video
By MyVintageGeneration | Published: June 14, 2013
The “King of Beers” introduced a new can design last month — the Budweiser bowtie-shaped can! Anheuser-Busch says the new Bud can contains 8.5 fewer calories, which really means the can is smaller and holds less beer. How’s that for a marketing strategy! In any case, the Bud brand is iconic. This week’s My Vintage [...]
By MyVintageGeneration | Published: June 7, 2013
This week’s My Vintage Video is a tribute to the swimmer/actress Esther Williams. The Million Dollar Mermaid died yesterday at the age of 91.
By MyVintageGeneration | Published: May 31, 2013
This week’s My Vintage Video (actually it’s a slideshow) is a tribute to puppeteer Jane Henson who died last month at the age of 78. She was married to the late Jim Henson. Jane and Jim worked together on early prototypes of characters who eventually became The Muppets.
By MyVintageGeneration | Published: May 23, 2013
If Jim Morrison was the voice of The Doors, then Ray Manzarek was its sound. Ray’s riffs on the organ made the group’s sound unique and instantly recognizable. Manzarek was my fave Door. Check out this performance (minus the Lizard King) with Manzarek on vocals.
By MyVintageGeneration | Published: May 17, 2013
If you’re a Star Trek fan (or Trekkie), then you’re thrilled there’s a new movie out — Star Trek Into Darkness. And if you’re a fan of the original 1966 TV series, then you may be more psyched to see this rare interview with William Shatner and Leonard Nemoy. Enjoy this week’s My Vintage Video.
By MyVintageGeneration | Published: May 9, 2013
There are so many great scenes from the 1963 film Jason and the Argonauts. The adventure flick was known for its use of stop-motion animation created by Ray Harryhausen. Harryhausen died this week at the age of 92. Here’s one famous scene Harryhausen made for the 1963 film.
By MyVintageGeneration | Published: May 3, 2013
It’s deemed the most thrilling two minutes in sports — the Kentucky Derby. The 139th horse racing event takes place this weekend. This week’s My Vintage Video is a look back at one of greatest horses to ever run the Kentucky Derby. His name is Secretariat and in 1973 he set a race record by [...]
By MyVintageGeneration | Published: April 19, 2013
This week is a week for Superman! I’m writing this from Boston, a city under lockdown because one of the suspects from Monday’s Marathon bombing is at large. Stay safe out there!
By MyVintageGeneration | Published: April 12, 2013
The death of Margaret Thatcher sparked both sorrow and joy among those who remembered her tenure as Britain’s Prime Minister in the 1980s. She was no doubt a controversial leader. But even Thatcher could poke fun at her critics who called her the “Iron Lady.”
By MyVintageGeneration | Published: March 28, 2013
There are only two children’s TV Easter specials that I can think of. The Peanuts’ Easter Beagle is one. The Rankin and Bass special ‘Here Comes Peter Cottontail’ is the other. In my humble opinion, the Rankin and Bass show is the better of the two. This week’s My Vintage Video is the original TV [...]