“Wait… That’s not what we meant…”
What’s the first thing I thought of when I saw this ad?
“Hey, smoke up, Johnny!”
Hiram Walker, “benevolent despot“, was into millin’ and distillin’.
What’s the difference between whiskey and whisky? Besides the “e”, that is.
Necco Wafers refuse to die.
“Everyone’s least favorite Halloween candy has been making us miserable since 1847.”
Not to be confused with bootlicker.
A little bit and another little bit about artist Paul Stahr.
History not-so-fun fact:
This issue is dated December 4, 1919.
Prohibition began in the United States on January 17, 1920.
Collier’s magazine — December 13, 1952
Image: Scan of one of my latest vintage mag acquisitions. Cover illustration by C. William Randall.
1947 Coca-Cola / Coke Santa Claus Christmas Ad
Close that damned fridge door, Santa! We’re not made of money! Continue reading
1944 Coca-Cola / Coke Christmas ad
I wonder how long it took them to realize that the father in this 1944 Coca-Cola Christmas ad was dead?
Jews for Jesus 1984 magazine ad
This headline would have benefitted from a comma.
Keep the Y’shua in Y’shuamas, y’all, or the giant hand of God will grab and smite thee. Continue reading
Ho ho ho! This year’s sweet holiday score from Maker’s Mark Bourbon Whisky will make Christmas very merry indeed! — It’s a nightcap for my nightcap!
This is a very nice complement to the sweater swag they sent me and other ambassadors in 2011.
Thanks, Maker’s Mark!