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Robot Commando Or Zeroids?  Your Choice!





Posted By: Paul | Date: Mon May 18, 2015 | Comments (10)
Category: Business, Advertising, Products, Robots, Toys, 1950's, 1960's

Follies of the Madmen #248



Stops spies from sweating during torture.
Posted By: Paul | Date: Mon May 11, 2015 | Comments (2)
Category: Business, Advertising, Products, Hygiene, Spies and Intelligence Services, 1940's

Follies of the Madmen #247

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Original ad here.

An elegant motto for a useless product.
Posted By: Paul | Date: Tue Apr 28, 2015 | Comments (8)
Category: Business, Advertising, Products, Food, 1950's

Follies of the Madmen #246

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From Playboy for June 1973.
Posted By: Paul | Date: Mon Apr 13, 2015 | Comments (4)
Category: Anthropomorphism, Business, Advertising, Products, Stereotypes and Cliches, 1970's, Women, Cars

Follies of the Madmen #245

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What was the miracle of "V-line Breez?" Your powerful imagination convincing you that you looked different!

From Esquire for July 1949.

Posted By: Paul | Date: Mon Mar 23, 2015 | Comments (2)
Category: Body, Business, Advertising, Products, Fashion, 1940's

Scratch-n-Sniff Banana Wallpaper

You can get a roll of it for $470. And it really will smell like bananas if you scratch it.

Posted By: Alex | Date: Thu Mar 19, 2015 | Comments (7)
Category: Products

Follies of the Madmen #244



"Oral bad breath" as opposed to what other orifice?
Posted By: Paul | Date: Wed Mar 18, 2015 | Comments (8)
Category: Business, Advertising, Products, Hygiene, 1960's

Women’s earplugs

So how exactly are earplugs for women different than earplugs for men? I'm guessing the key variable is size. But if so, why not market them as small-sized earplugs, so that small-eared men would be encouraged to purchase them as well?

Of course, the women's ones are pink, but I recall that the gender-neutral ones I've bought at Home Depot in the past are pink as well.


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Posted By: Alex | Date: Mon Mar 16, 2015 | Comments (5)
Category: Products

Follies of the Madmen #243


Posted By: Paul | Date: Tue Mar 10, 2015 | Comments (3)
Category: Business, Advertising, Products, Music, Toys, 1960's

The First Dog Whisperer



Much iconography that was once taken for granted as part of our culture now means nothing to people. Does any youth of today understand that a Napolean hat = crazy?
Posted By: Paul | Date: Thu Feb 26, 2015 | Comments (4)
Category: Anthropomorphism, Business, Advertising, Products, Food, Nutrition, Dogs, 1960's
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