Follies of the Madmen #321



"Dead people like our beer."

From the American Legion magazine for May 1952.
Posted By: Paul - Tue Jul 25, 2017
Category: Business, Advertising, Products, Horror, 1950s, Alcohol





Comments
I thought this was an ad for Alcoholics Anonymous.
Posted by Virtual in Carnate on 07/25/17 at 10:04 AM
I see that the theme for today is drinking. I used to buy the Schlitz "Tall Boy" for my serious drinking time - 24 ounces of uninterrupted drinking. Who had time to keep opening those wimpy 16 ounce cans of Budweiser?
Posted by KDP in Madill, OK on 07/25/17 at 01:24 PM
So what did the ghosts die of? DUI? Cirrhosis of the liver? An untreated cut from opening a beer can with an old-school "church key"?
Posted by Brian in denial on 07/26/17 at 12:46 AM
Perhaps they get more reaction from drunk people.
Posted by RobK on 07/28/17 at 10:11 AM
@Brian - Actually, the church keys weren't too easy to cut yourself with. Now the first pop tops with the tab that came off, those babies could lay a nice gash.
Posted by GFinKS in near OZ on 08/07/17 at 03:00 PM