Tag Archives: vintage advertising

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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The Stupidest Almost a Parody of the Disco Era Jeans Ad from the Vintage Advertising Department

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The Stupidest and Least Comfortable Looking Celery Cartoon from the Vintage Advertising Department

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The Stupidest “You Don’t Need to be an Arsonist to be Popular, Kids! (You Just Need Good Hair, Natch!)” Ad from the Retro Advertising Department

Vintage ad for Wildroot hair tonic proves VERY convincingly that bad hair can lead to arson. But we all knew that already, didn’t we?   hair hall of fame  

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The Stupidest Not-Very-Catchy Ad Line from the Vintage Advertising Department

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The Stupidest “Make Your Hair Hurricane-Proof” Product from the Vintage Advertising Department

Vintage video explains how “Pin Quick” with silicone will make your hair pretty much like a helmet. Or as they say “your curls will last until you cut them off.”

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from the Retro and Ridiculous Bad Hair Department, Special Religious Figure Evoking section

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The Stupidest Unintended Double Entendre from the Vintage Advertising Department

This is somewhat problematic in 20-20 hindsight (so to speak).  

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