Gay Bob

Monday, January 11, 2010
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.


  1.! for once I'm speechless

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

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

  4. Wow. Just wow.

    I'm speechless.

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

    (Only bigger, obviously.)

  5. 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:

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

  7. 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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