Tag Archives: vintage advertising

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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An Inadvertently Salacious Suggestion from the Vintage Advertising Department

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from the non-PETA-approved Hobbies Instruction Department

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The Stupidest Sticking It All Out There Bad Fashion Idea, Menswear Division

Or why activists shouldn’t become fashion designers …  we present the Eldridge Cleaver Codpiece Pant.

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The Stupidest and Snappiest Frightening Family from the Vintage Advertising Department

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from the Stupidest “Bad Old Days” Vintage Advertising Department, Special Offensive Racism Division

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A “Draw Your Own Conclusions” Moment from the Vintage Advertising Department

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The Stupidest and Tackiest (and Least Compelling) Hair Replacement Ad from the Vintage Advertising Department

A guy with a porno stache has a secret… What CAN it be?!? You’ll definitely miss the 80s in this vintage ad for the Adam and Eve Hair Replacement Center in Scarsdale, New York …

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from the Not-So-Subliminal Vintage Advertising Department

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The Stupidest and Creepiest Kiddie Cereal Ad from the Vintage Advertising Department

A frightening clown and some bizarro dialogue (“I krinkle every time I eat them!”) Definitely an ad that gave kiddies nightmares … i heart chaos

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