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Thanks for tracking in all the snow, Santa.

This is probably my favorite of this last batch of Coca-Cola Santa ads.

Coca-Cola’s Santa Claus, 1958

… and now the gift for thirst

Coca-Cola’s Santa Claus, 1952

It’s hammer time.

Coca-Cola’s Santa Claus, 1953

There’s this about Coke…

Coca-Cola’s Santa Claus, 1954

I’m sorry, but you just don’t meet the 1913 definition of a best friend.

1913 magazine ad for Victor-Victrola
1913 magazine ad for Victor-Victrola

Also, you’re much too tall. Apparently.

That dog in the lower left? His name is Nipper, now better AKA the RCA dog.

What’s that? You want more information on Victor-Victrola phonographs? Be careful what you wish for.

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For all your fiberglass horses needs.

Magazine ad for Prewitt Fiberglass Horses found in the May 1963 issue of Western Horseman
Magazine ad for Prewitt Fiberglass Horses found in the May 1963 issue of Western Horseman

Just when you thought it couldn’t get any better than gen-u-ine fiberglass horses, it turns out Bob Prewitt of Prewitt Fiberglass Products is also the guy behind all those giant roadside mascots you might know better as Paul Bunyans or Muffler Men scattered across America. Stuckey’s will tell ya more!

These guys are living their best lives.

And of course, Roadside America is a deliciously deep and rich source of Muffler Men maps and mythology as well.

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That’s hot.


From his signature pose to his rumbling catchphrase, Paris Hilton always found inspiration from the Green Giant.

Tough times call for PSA spokescharacters and catchy slogans.

“Remember, only you can prevent forest fires.”
— Smokey Bear

“Give a hoot. Don’t pollute.”
— Woodsy Owl

“Give the virus no assistance! Wash your hands and keep your distance!”
— Soapy the Pandemic Panda

White Serial Killer Finally Caught After 50 Years

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The nation breathed a collective sigh of relief today as the Pillsbury Doughboy was finally caught, ending his horrific Poppin’ Fresh killing spree.