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“…feel even more feminine than before.”

1969 magazine ad for Eastern Air Lines (1926-1991)
1969 magazine ad for Eastern Air Lines (1926-1991)

Ever see The Wicker Man movie? The one with Edward Woodward, not the iffy remake with Nicolas Cage. Oh, no reason.

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Ah-h-h, man… there’s real flavor!

I was excited to discover that a 1948 issue of Dakota Farmer that I won at auction had a full page ad for Grain Belt beer. Even better, 70 or so years ago, some kid colored in the teeth of the feller in the ad, which as we all know, increases its value in the collectibles market by at least 50x.

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The Giblet that Refreshes

The Fifties were a dark time, especially since they hadn’t yet figured out the recipe for Coca-Cola-glazed turkey.

1959 two-page Coca-Cola / Coke Thanksgiving magazine ad

“Grandma, did you forget to make the damned potatoes again?”

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Somewhere between Fleetwood Mac’s Rumours and Tusk, there was this.

Ludwig Rockers magazine ad with Mick Fleetwood from the back cover of Canadian Musician, April 1979

Forget the drum heads, Mick, and let’s talk about that glorious coat!
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Why? Because the neighborhood’s gone to hell since Santa showed up, that’s why.

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