Category Archives: TV Commercials

Baltimore, Maryland WNUV TV 54 Mid-1980s Commercial Breaks

A selection of station breaks that aired during a mid-1980s late-night telecast of DUNE on WNUV 54. Commercials include Mr. Ray’s Hair Weave, The Law Offices of Stephen L. Miles, Luskins, The Crease Bar, Value City Furniture, Reliable Shoes, Druid … Continue reading

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2011 Natty Boh Film Festival

The inaugural 2011 Natty Boh Film Festival was held this past Saturday night at Fraziers on The Avenue in Hampden and featured 16mm prints of vintage Natty Boh commercials (courtesy of Sam Fitzsimmons) – not to mention some Natty Boh DVD rarities from Atomic TV and the excellent documentary Mr. Boh’s Brewery by Alex Castro, Harry Connelly and Lyle Hein – as well as live music about Natty Boh (and other quality-of-life essentials in the Land of Pleasant Living) by the Motor Morons, TT Tucker, The Beatoes (a special reunion for the former Baltimore eccentrics whose leader Chris Dennstaedt now resides up I-95 in Philadelphia), Mongolodian Glow, and some related songs by guest artists . Continue reading

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Recalling My Career as a Gino’s Girl

By Mary Hoffman (, 4/11/2011) “…Like most girls, I worked the counter waiting on customers. Only on occasions were the counter girls allowed to work the grill. And yes, it’s true, we applied that special Gino Giant sauce with a … Continue reading

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All Hail the Preakness Manimal “Kegasus”!

Jockey Club hopes Preakness 2011 will ‘Be Legendary’ By Matt Vensel (The Baltimore Sun, 3/29/2011) A year after the Maryland Jockey Club encouraged Baltimore to get its “Preak” on with a feather-ruffling advertising campaign for last year’s Preakness party, event … Continue reading

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