Tag Archives: vintage advertising

Vintage brand names that don’t quite work nowadays … for some reason

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A Blast from the Past — an ad from the Mad Men era … when even lard could look exciting and cool! (Well, kind of.)

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from the Vintage Ad Agency: An innocent ad that now sounds a bit … off-color, just in time for Father’s Day

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Disco Your Way to a Beautiful Body!: from the Products That No Longer Exist for Some Strange Reason department

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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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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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