World’s Fair Wednesday – Tomorrow-Land!

  Here’s an ad for GM’s World Fair exhibit in 1965, Tomorrow-Land! Sound familiar? This exhibit hosted the Futurama ride posted about in last week’s Five Things.  The exhibit’s architecture is obviously most striking here, but what really gets me is the layout and format of the ad – clean, simple….futuristic, almost.  “Tomorrow-Land” in italics…

Five Things – 4.16.12

1.  McDonaldland – What became of McDonaldland? When I was a kid, going to McDonalds was a lot more involved than what I imagine it being like for a kid today. There was a level of mythos and lore to the experience that seemed unnecessarily deep for a fast-food company. Well, starting in the 1970s,…