Mainstream Press Goes Cosmic

This page is devoted to coverage of the Cosmic Aeroplane in some of Salt Lake City’s local newspapers. 

———————————————————————————————

Salt Lake Tribune Business — Sunday, August 2, 1970

Detail from the story -- by an unknown photographer

Detail from the story by Robert H. Woody  — Photographer unknown

This article also has profiles of other “Alternative” business owners and their shops — Chester’s Drawers, The General Store, Tape Head Company, and Advertising Et Al.

These Longhairs Play Establishment Game And Do It Rather Well

————————————————————————————————–

The Salt Lake Tribune — December 19, 1976

Detail from uncredited article -- (L to R) Steve Jones, Bruce Roberts, and Ken sanders

(L to R) Steve Jones, Bruce Roberts, and Ken Sanders — From this uncredited article in The Salt Lake Tribune.

‘Head Shop’ Comes A Long Way — Cosmic Aeroplane Soars

————————————————————————————————–

The Enterprise Volume 7 Number 51 — June 19, 1978

Detail from the article by James M. Schutz

Detail from the Enterprise article by James M. Schutz

Cosmic Aeroplane in the major league since changing marketing tack

————————————————————————————————–

The Salt Lake Tribune — Sunday June 1, 1980

Steve Jones in 1980 -- Uncredited photo from the Salt Lake Tribune.

Steve Jones in 1980 — Uncredited photo from the Salt Lake Tribune.

Business Portrait: Cosmic Aeroplane Begins to Soar

————————————————————————————————–

The Salt Lake Tribune — January 20, 1985

Detail from article by Guy Boulton -- Photo by Lynn Johnson.

Detail from the article by Guy Boulton — Photo by Lynn Johnson.

Cosmic Aeroplane Soars to ‘Eclectic’ Heights in 18 Years

————————————————————————————————–

Former journalist Bruce Roberts got one last write-up in the Salt Lake Tribune — March 16, 2010

Bruce Roberts Obituary 2010

In September 2014 CATALYST Magazine published a short article about Bruce Roberts as an addendum to their multi-page feature about the Cosmic Aeroplane during July 2014:

Cosmic Aeroplane Addendum: Bruce Roberts by Becky S. Roberts

1970 article from the archives of Steve Jones, all others courtesy of Becky Roberts.

—————————————————————————————————–

We actively request your contributions of pictures, memorabilia, and oral histories concerning the Cosmic Aeroplane — please contact our blogmeister: mike_evans_exile@yahoo.com

258_logo_combo000ww
DISCLAIMER: Any advertisements you may see below this page are artifacts of our blog-hosting service and are totally unrelated to this project.

Advertisements

About Michael Evans

Michael has lived in Montana, Washington State (East and West), Holland, and England, but he was born in Salt Lake City, and graduated from the University of Utah.
This entry was posted in Uncategorized. Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s