Ed Driscoll

"Six Reasons the '70s Should Have Killed Us All"

Well, five actually. As the Drapers’ distaff neighbor on AMC’s Mad Men frequently illustrates, number six on Cracked’s list certainly wasn’t a trend exclusive to the 1970s, but fortunately, it did become increasingly socially unacceptable in the years that followed.

I’d add this to the list as well, though there’s no end to the horrid trends that ran concurrently through the Decade That Taste Forgot.

(Via Kathy Shaidle.)

Related:Our Child-Based Decadence“, which, as David Frum has written, is much more a byproduct of the 1970s than the 1960s.