Saturday, November 17, 2007

JC Penny 1977

Last weekend I put an exhaust fan in the ceiling for my wife's grandfather.
While my wife's brother and I were fitting the fan in between the joists,
we found something under the insulation. What we found was this:
A JC Penney catalogue from 1977.

It's not often blog fodder just falls in my lap, but this was two solid inches of it, right there for the taking.

I thumbed through it quickly and found my next dining room set, which is apparently made by adding upholstery to old barrels:

Also, I am totally getting this for my bathroom:

There's plenty more home furnishings where those came from, however I'm not going to bore you with that. Instead, I'm going to bore you with something else. The clothes.

The clothes are fantastic.

Here's how to get your butt kicked in elementary school:

Just look at that belt. It's like a boob-job for your pants. He probably needed help just to lift it into place. The belt loops have to be three inches long. And way to pull them up to your armpits, grandpa.

Here's how to get your butt kicked in high school

This kid looks like he's pretending to be David Soul, who is pretending to be a cop who is pretending to be a pimp that everyone knows is really an undercover cop. Who is pretending to be 15.

Thanks Gus R.

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