Archive for 1979

A bit of Wookie

Posted in 1970s with tags , , , , , , , on November 24, 2009 by Token Effort

Back in the 1970s it seems that a naughty Wookie could lay his furry paws on a Princess’ dowry without fear of recrimination…

Wonder Woman

Posted in 1970s with tags , , , , , , on November 12, 2009 by Token Effort

Seventies Circuit Breaker

The stars aligned in the summer of 1979 and the end of the decade was punctuated by the appearance of a woman who changed my perspective on life.  It was the year that I first set eyes on Lynda Carter and her alter-ego Wonder Woman.  Her trademark pirouette and wide-stance metallic wrist clasp would create more sparks than those that appeared on TV.  She would short-circuit my mains every time I saw her swing her lasso.