Tag Archives: retro

from the Vintage Ad Bureau: An ad that wouldn’t run in Indiana (or Arkansas) today

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How entirely innocent retro ads can be misinterpreted by those of us with sophomoric mind

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An only in the 70s look that can never come back. (Or can it? I’m frightened now …)

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Vintage products that didn’t quite catch on

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from the Vintage Ad Agency: A clearly non-sexist, non-subliminal ad … or, “Nice …. ball … you got there, Miss”

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from the Vintage Vault of Questionable Cuisine

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Questions we should always know the answer to

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from the Truly Impressive Hair department (or, There goes the ozone layer …)

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Exceptionally creepy doll ad of the day: Move over, Chucky!

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Great moments in retro footwear: Manly shoes from the 70s

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from the Kitsch Kuisine Kollection: Time for hard-boiled eggs!

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The 80s are in town!: Or Dubious Decades

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from the Crimes Against Fashion Files: Another perp from the 70s

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A high point in American literature …

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Vintage advertising explains that toast REALLY makes a party!

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from the Era of Particularly Putrid Polyester

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Gelatinous mac n’ hot dogs! What’s NOT to love?!?

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from the Vintage Comics Vault — a truly chilling tale just right for most of the country today!

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from the Vintage Vile Video Vault: a disco moment

Just in time to ring out the old year … a VERY jazzy disco-fab Love WIll Keep Us Together … starring (brace yourselves) Ginger Rogers! ┬áBut it’s the guy dancers who are the total package!

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The perfect place to ring in the New Year! (from the Business Names You Won’t See These Days directory)

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from the Not-Terribly-Tasty Foods in Cans Department: The perfect post-Christmas “don’t feel like cooking” meal!

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from the Seasonal Products That No Longer Exist For Some Strange Reason department

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from the Vintage Vinyl Vault — the perfect album for those who really dream of a white Christmas ..

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from the Vintage Vault: A truly manly magazine

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from the Scientific-Sounding Made-Up Ailments division of the Vintage Advertising Agency

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