Monday, January 11, 2010

Gay Bob

I found this advertisement on At first I thought it was a cleverly done Photoshop joke - but considering this site it's on I don't think so. There's no year specified, other than being under the 70s category. Anyone have any thoughts? Gay Bob reminds me of James Brolin, Barbara Streisand's husband.


Amy said...! for once I'm speechless

reprise said...

i am a long time vintage doll collector and this is the real deal!

C. Dianne Zweig said...

I can't comment on "Gay Bob"... but I do know something about "Gay Fad" in the kitchen...come visit, Dianne

Richard @ The Bewildered Brit said...

Wow. Just wow.

I'm speechless.

No, actually I'm not: I want his boots!

(Only bigger, obviously.)

Lidian said...

I wish my closet looked as well-organized as his. It is not.

This is so hard to believe! However, here he is on Wikipedia, he's from 1977:

Pam@GoRetro said...

Wow, so he was for real!

The Fairy Godfather said...

I remember this, I was in HS at the time. As I recall, he's anatomically correct.

Anonymous said...

Not only is the Gay Bob Doll real, it gets a mention in a Frank Zappa song, "Sy Borg," From "Joe's Garage, Acts 2 and 3."

Go to the three minute mark, and listen to the narration and following verse:

-- Days of Broken Arrows

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