I bet Les Nessman subscribes.

Dungasaurus

It’s more properly called coprolite, but somebody at the antique store understands the target audience.

And that’s why Bob in Accounting is no longer allowed to write advertising copy.

As I trudged through this rambling, convoluted bit of century-old writing, I started to hear it in the voice of Mojo Jojo (Roger L. Jackson) from The Powerpuff Girls and it suddenly became much, much better.

Pierce-Arrow Motor Car Company ad found on the back cover of a 1917 Life magazine.

It still doesn’t explain the blacksmith though.

“Umm… Excuse me, but why am I even in this ad?”

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Bill Boley was a madman.

Fresh from an antique store in Bismarck, a 1952 book on how to make different typefaces by hand. Thank God for computers (on the 8th day).

Bodoni the old-old-old-school way. I bodon’t think so.

When you’re not quite sure if that’s a real Burberry ad or a parody Burberry ad.

The end of Sears nears.

Sears, Gateway Mall, Bismarck, North Dakota

when your child needs an enema…

Fleet Enema ad found in Today’s Health magazine, April 1956


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Somebody’s going to kern in hell for this.

[twitch]

Shop smart. Type smart.

While at PetSmart, I tried to compare prices at Petco for Natural Balance Peas and Duck formula dry cat food. Thanks, Autocorrect.

peasant dick

Challenge accepted.

You'll never yank at a girdle again!