The December 1937 Fortune magazine cover.
The December 1939 Fortune magazine cover.
I think that’s an old-timey knife switch to turn power on and off in the lower right quarter, but I’m not 100% certain.
This is probably my favorite of this last batch of Coca-Cola Santa ads.
Coca-Cola’s Santa Claus, 1958
Coca-Cola’s Santa Claus, 1952
Coca-Cola’s Santa Claus, 1953
Coca-Cola’s Santa Claus, 1954
“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.