For Steve the Web Guy, here’s the latest WFGR Retrovision installment-Computer Ads from the 70’s and 80’s! Remember when NO ONE had a computer? Or if the rich family down the block had one, it cost thousands of dollars, or it was a Commodore 64 and the kid was a nerd? Of course EVERYONE has a computer–or a small computer called a smart phone–these days.
Back in the day the commercials about computers were as awesome as the boxes of wires and semi conductors themselves! This article “Hilarious and Awesome Computer Ads from the Golden Age of PCs” from io9.com tells about how Bill Shatner and Issac Asmiov both shilled computers back in the day.
Here’s Captain Kirk telling you why the Vic-20 is way better than an Atari…
Happy Good Friday!