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The Old Goodyear Plant in Los Angeles

The Old Goodyear Plant in Los Angeles  If you’re a native or have lived in the LA area for a long while and you are over forty, you probably remember the huge Goodyear plant that was in South Central. It was located on Central Avenue, bordered by Florence Avenue to the south and Gage Avenue to the north. During my…

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BURGERS AND FRIES! February 15, 2017

I remember some of my favorite foods from my childhood in Southern California. The three dishes that stand out, and there is more, tacos, my mom’s spaghetti, and of course hamburgers. Southern California felt like the burger headquarters, there were the typical corporate franchises and there were also the many family own chains and stand alone restaurants like Tommy’s Original,…

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JERRY RICE & POPEYE’S CHICKEN

Jerry Rice, former 49er,  stars in advertisements for Popeye’s Louisiana Fried Chicken’s Wigovations that aired on January 3, 2017, promoting “free hands wings eating.” The restaurant chain produced football themed commercials with Rice, who is seen in one ad wearing a helmet with a rotating chicken wing on the face guard, a hat with wings and dipping sauce, and a shirt made of…

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ACTION FIGURE RETURNS US TO THROWBACK THURSDAY

For some strange reason, i was searching for Action Jackson toy commercials and came across an hour long Mego (the company that made the AJ action figures) promotional video. This promoted me to bring back Throwback Thursday and Flashback Friday periodicals, ironically a few days before Christmas. Check this out…     Rod WashingtonRod is a blogger, writer, filmmaker, photographer,…

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