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Super 70s Sports: How a College Professor Turned His Hilarious Hobby Into a Social Media Business Meet the sweet bastard behind one of the funniest Twitter accounts in human history.

By Dan Bova

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My guest on this week's episode of Get a Real Job is the wizard behind the curtain of Super 70s Sports, a Twitter account that very well may be the reason that God invented social media.

As his 350,000+ followers know, Ricky Cobb has an unparalleled talent for unearthing ridiculous vintage sports and toy photos and plastering them with hilarious captions. During our discussion, Ricky (whose day job is teaching sociology at Moraine Valley Community College in Illinois) and I talked about how he got started, how he grew his hobby into a business and, of course, the enduring power of big bushy mustaches and sequined short shorts.

Thanks as always for listening!

Ricky Cobb in the wild

Dan Bova

Entrepreneur Staff

VP of Special Projects

Dan Bova is the VP of Special Projects at He previously worked at Jimmy Kimmel Live, Maxim, and Spy magazine. His latest books for kids include This Day in History, Car and Driver's Trivia ZoneRoad & Track Crew's Big & Fast Cars, The Big Little Book of Awesome Stuff, and Wendell the Werewolf

Read his humor column This Should Be Fun if you want to feel better about yourself.

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