Dandy, Handy and Candy were later replaced by Sugar Bear.
Sugar Crisp is now known as Golden Crisp, because that’s much healthier.
How Wheaties Became the ‘Breakfast of Champions’
Art by Irwin Caplan (“Cap”), illustrator/painter/designer/cartoonist. Wanna see his house?
Johnny Mize was a left-handed Hall of Famer. At last check, some of Johnny Mize’s baseball cards go for over $7,700 on eBay.
15 Things You Should Know About ‘Venus de Milo’
Were Kellogg’s Corn Flakes Created as an ‘Anti-Masturbatory Morning Meal’?
This is truly one of the best headlines ever written. Perhaps not back when it was originally written and meanings were slightly different, but a masterpiece today.
I wonder how much of that Vitamin D came from the milk (or cream – yes, that was a thing back then) they poured on the Pep?
Fun facts: Kellogg’s Pep was the first breakfast cereal fortified with spray-on vitamins.
Kellogg’s Pep cereal was also a mild laxative.
Pep was once known as “the sunshine cereal”.
Ergo, Pep let you fart sunshine.
Fun fact: The final original episode of Rocky and Bullwinkle’s show aired on June 27, 1964, two months before the comic book this ad was found in hit the stands.
Another fun fact: Cheerios was originally named CheeriOats. That didn’t last long.
1946 magazine ad for Kellogg’s Rice Krispies and Variety pack
Well, no wonder the rest of the family has to work so hard at their clearly defined gender roles — Father’s a damned slacker! Continue reading