FIFTY ON FRIDAYS – December 4, 1979 – NY DAILY NEWS
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FIFTY ON FRIDAYS – December 4, 1979 – NY DAILY NEWS

Today’s edition of Fifty on Fridays we go back to New York City on December 4, 1970, which was a rather warm (for December in NY) 50 F, so I would bet the Christmas shopping was in full swing, and the tired and frustrated husbands might be sneaking away from an hours long marathon spree…

PORN PIONEER – mini-post – REB SAWITZ
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PORN PIONEER – mini-post – REB SAWITZ

At that pivot moment of 1970 when things finally broke the penetration barrier there were a few people who helped coordinate the supply and demand of ready, willing, and able talent, and Reb (Craig) Sawitz and his Pretty Girl International agency were right in the middle of that. But this isn’t a deep dive into…

VINTAGE AD – 250 BOOK CENTER/G&A BOOKS (NYC)
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VINTAGE AD – 250 BOOK CENTER/G&A BOOKS (NYC)

Another vintage television advertisement which aired during an episode of Emerald City, a gay-oriented TV show which ran in New York City from 1976 to 1979. This ad for the 250 Book Center (250 W 42nd Street) and G&A Books (251 W 42nd Street) came from Episode 31, 1977. Apologies for the poor audio quality,…

VINTAGE AD – BIG TOP THEATER (NYC) – July 2 1977
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VINTAGE AD – BIG TOP THEATER (NYC) – July 2 1977

Vintage ad for the Big Top Theater, which played during the New York City based Emerald City show on July 2, 1977. The Big Top Theater was part of the same conglomeration of adult establishment on the corner of Broadway and 49th Street, which included the New World Theatre, the Circus Cinema, a burlesk joint…