Daily Archives: November 9, 2009

1984: Minnesota and the Cheese Stand Alone

Minnesota did not vote for Reagan in 1984, and all 49 other states did, prompting this Globe headline: "Minnesota stands alone."

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1959: Evil Writer Gets What’s Coming To Him

And this is how the 1959 plotline I’ve been showing from Abbie ‘n’ Slats ended: The evil writer got the snot beat out of him onstage by the people he was trying to make look bad. And the play got … Continue reading

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1944: Pillsbury’s Best Laying Concentrate

Pillsbury Mills, Inc (phone 2-2721) was located on 1301 Sherwood in 1944, and sold No-Mix Laying Concentrate, with corn or sorghum, oats and barley. A rare 1944 ad with no reference to the war, unless you count "balance their own … Continue reading

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