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Welcome to our blog! We'll be posting all sorts of interesting ads to our blog. Many of these advertisements are highly controversial due to the time-period they were created in. We're sharing these ads because we find them to have historical interest... not because we promote their messages! Please join in the conversation and comment on our blog posts, we'd love to hear your thoughts and insights!

Buy a Boomerang from Lands' End?

Posted by Administrator on 6/4/2014 to Interesting Ads

Samsonite Luggage in Space?

Posted by Administrator on 5/28/2014 to Interesting Ads

Aren't you Glad We have Clean Flour?

Posted by Administrator on 5/21/2014 to Interesting Ads

D-Daddy get the Texcel Tape!

Posted by Administrator on 5/14/2014 to Interesting Ads

Bacardi Mixes With Everything Except Driving

Posted by Administrator on 5/7/2014 to Interesting Ads

What's Lurking in the Ladies' Room?

Posted by Administrator on 4/30/2014 to Interesting Ads

Would you Challenge an Uzi?

Posted by Administrator on 4/23/2014 to Interesting Ads

American Medical Association - Who Runs America?

Posted by Administrator on 4/16/2014 to Interesting Ads
Here's a really interesting vintage ad, that relates to our current health care debate! Published by the American Medical Association, this ad discusses compulsory health insurance and urges grass roots movement against government involvement. After 60+ years... does any of this still sound familiar?

1950 American Medical Association Ad, Who Runs America?

Millions of Women Have Quit Working on Washday!

Posted by Administrator on 4/9/2014 to Interesting Ads
I doubt you'd see an ad like this run today. Sure... I get it... washers & dryers are a lot easier than washing clothes by hand. But, I don't think anyone would say it gave them a chance to quit working. There's still plenty of work with sorting, folding, ironing and putting clothes away. Not to mention... guys can do all this, too! 


Monsanto DDT vs. Natural Insect Control

Posted by Administrator on 2/12/2014 to Interesting Ads
Okay... so in this ad, Monsanto's referring to Adam's Bug Killer as being the dragon fly, a natural predator that helped to control the insect population. They then promote their modern method of insect control... DDT.  In retrospect... perhaps they set the bar a bit too high with that comparison...

Men Like Healthy Women!

Posted by Administrator on 2/5/2014 to Interesting Ads

Running Short of Pennies in WWII

Posted by Administrator on 1/29/2014 to Interesting Ads

Don't Bore Your Husband - Take A Stimulant!

Posted by Administrator on 1/22/2014 to Interesting Ads

You, too, can stack your cereal!

Posted by Administrator on 1/15/2014 to Interesting Ads

Guns & Banks - A Natural Combination!

Posted by Administrator on 1/8/2014 to Interesting Ads

Girls are More at Risk to Fire?

Posted by Administrator on 1/3/2014 to Interesting Ads

Clean the House & Stay Thin

Posted by Administrator on 12/27/2013 to Interesting Ads

Papa Says It Won't Hurt Me

Posted by Administrator on 12/18/2013 to Interesting Ads

Lose Weight Using Your Vacuum Cleaner!

Posted by Administrator on 12/11/2013 to Interesting Ads

Whatever Happened to Oceanspray Cranprune Juice?

Posted by Administrator on 12/4/2013 to Interesting Ads

So many uses for Asbestos...

Posted by Administrator on 11/13/2013 to Interesting Ads

Would you buy a Panda-Grain Wallet?

Posted by Administrator on 11/6/2013 to Interesting Ads

Forget Reading, Writing & Arithmetic!

Posted by Administrator on 10/30/2013 to Interesting Ads

Would you wash your dishes in a laundry machine?

Posted by Administrator on 10/23/2013 to Interesting Ads

Lipstick Can Give a Man Ideas

Posted by Administrator on 10/16/2013 to Interesting Ads