Tag Archives: vintage advertising

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

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Vintage advertising explains that toast REALLY makes a party!

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

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

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from the Felonious Food Files: One heck o’ a culinary concept!

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Madison Ave, Halloween and … skinless hot dogs! A match made in heaven!

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from the Vintage Ad Agency: Gee, Mommy, I sure enjoy that secondhand smoke!

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Super science from the Vintage Ad Bureau

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from the Vintage Vault: A helpful reminder to avoid that dreaded Holiday Hair this Labor Day weekend.

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For Throwback Thursday — a rather dubious product from the VIntage Vault

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So you want to look like a Mod Hair Ken doll …

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Products that didn’t quite catch on, 70s style

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from the Very Vomitous Vintage Ad Department, Special Undetectable Hairpiece Division

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from the Crimes of Fashion Department, Special Vintage Undercover Division

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A Blast from the Tech Past

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A Happy 4th of July Message from the Fabulously Horrible 70s!

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Very Forward-Thinking Vintage Brand Names

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an Exciting Retro Ad from the Vintage Advertising Bureau

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Very Bad Brand Names from the Vintage Advertising Bureau

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an Exciting Toy from the Vintage Ad Department

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from the Painfully Frightening Vintage Advertisement Department

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