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Bad Breath? Call the Listermen

In 1988, Listerine unveiled their Ghostbusters-like troop of bad breath fighters, the Listermen. They make their first and I believe only appearance in a commercial for a better tasting version of Listerine, Listermint. In the ad, a couple are enjoying a bubbling hot tub. Things are looking to get romantic, […]

Retroist Night Court Podcast

Retroist Night Court Podcast

This week’s Retroist Podcast is about the classic sitcom, Night Court. I begin the show talking about how Harry Anderson inspired my love of magic, even though I am not that good at it. I was not planning on doing a Night Court podcast this season. It was a subject […]