That Mall is sick and that Store is dead!

October 29, 2013

Hy-Tech Auto Body Commercial 1 – YouTube

Filed under: commercials,Newport News — Anita @ 11:09 pm

Hy-Tech Auto Body Commercial 1 – YouTube.

 

I wish I remembered this wonderfully cheezy commercial from 1999, but I don’t.

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October 28, 2013

7-11 Movie Rental Ad 1987 (Canada) – YouTube

Filed under: commercials — Anita @ 11:05 pm

7-11 Movie Rental Ad 1987 – YouTube.

 

So, on top of serving hot dogs, getting lotto tickets, and ringing up customers, 7-11 workers in Canada also had to rent out vcrs too?

October 19, 2013

Onion AV Club “mall week” (2012)

Filed under: other malls,Retail/Mall fan websites — Anita @ 3:58 am

Last year, The Onion AV Club did a week devoted to writing about mall references in various forms of media.

I just ran across this because I read the “My Year of Flops” entry on the movie “Scenes From a Mall”

October 17, 2013

This cheezy commercial for the Red Baron in Newport News (1991)

Filed under: commercials,dead stores,Newport News — Anita @ 5:52 pm

A long time ago, I found this tape my dad recorded of Gone with the Wind for my mom back in the early 1990s. I saw the most ridiculous local commercial for this bar and grill in Newport News, The Red Baron . This must of been big production values for a local commercial back in 1991.

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Look at this guy hanging out with da ladies. … remember when people looked like this?

Screen shot 2013-06-24 at 9.48.02 PM Screen shot 2013-06-24 at 9.47.43 PMI looked the address up on google maps, and this Langley Federal Credit union shows up. At first I thought it seemed a little small to be a lounge at one point, but when I look closely at the entrance, it does sort of look like one for a restaurant.

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