Category:
Business

Follies of the Madmen #419



Source.

Posted By: Paul - Sun Mar 24, 2019 - Comments (3)
Category: Business, Advertising, Music, Stereotypes and Cliches, 1970s, Men, Women

Follies of the Madmen #418



Nothing said about the quality of the men (or women) attracted by Colt 45.

Source of ad.

Posted By: Paul - Sat Mar 16, 2019 - Comments (4)
Category: Business, Advertising, 1960s, Alcohol

Follies of the Madmen #417



Kiss the foot!

Source.

Posted By: Paul - Wed Mar 13, 2019 - Comments (4)
Category: Business, Advertising, Hygiene, Sex Symbols, 1950s, Feet

Follies of the Madmen #415



High fashion and a handy place to store your smokes!

Source.

Posted By: Paul - Mon Mar 04, 2019 - Comments (2)
Category: Business, Advertising, Tobacco and Smoking, 1950s

Follies of the Madmen #414



Source.

Posted By: Paul - Mon Feb 25, 2019 - Comments (3)
Category: Business, Advertising, Technology, Sex Symbols, Appliances, 1960s

Hardee’s Road Runner and Ernie



Two lame-o's seeking to capitalize on SMOKEY AND THE BANDIT popularity are employed to endorse burgers.

Many, many more Hardee's commercials here.





Posted By: Paul - Sun Feb 24, 2019 - Comments (1)
Category: Business, Advertising, Fads, Stereotypes and Cliches, Junk Food, 1970s, Cars

Follies of the Madmen #413



Thousands of microscopic ballerina feet beat your carpet clean.

Source.

Posted By: Paul - Sun Feb 17, 2019 - Comments (2)
Category: Business, Advertising, Surrealism, Appliances, 1960s

Follies of the Madmen #411



Surreal pajama ad from armaments manufacturer.

Source.

Posted By: Paul - Thu Feb 07, 2019 - Comments (5)
Category: Business, Advertising, Fashion, Surrealism, 1940s

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