A few nights ago, the Tugboat Captain and I were watching reruns of The Office when a commercial for Dewar’s Scotch came on. It featured some really good-looking leatherhead-era football uniforms, and also some nice soccer kits from that same time period. Naturally, I perked right up.
Ticker-submission maven Kary Klismet recently pointed me toward a tweet that featured the late-1980s two-page Diet Coke ad shown above. “It opened up a floodgate of memories for me and is too good not to share,” he said.
Reader Benji King recently told me something I hadn’t been aware of: From 1937 through 1961, missionaries of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints used basketball as a tool to share the gospel in Australia. These missionaries became known in Australia as . . . → Read More: Uni Watch History Lesson: The Mormon Yankees
Fun promotion yesterday by NBC, which dressed up five guys in football uniforms to take part in the Thanksgiving Side Dish Bowl. They appeared yesterday morning on Today, prior to NBC’s coverage of the Thanksgiving Day Parade. I think there was some sort of . . . → Read More: Which Thanksgiving Side Dish Has the Best Uniform?