Follies of the Mad Men #141


[From Life magazine for May 9, 1955. Click upper or lower scan to enlarge.]

How to insult two audiences at once.

Native Americans are bloodthirsty savages.

Women regard male conquests as pinning a trophy scalp to their belts.

Now: buy some Jeris!
     Posted By: Paul - Mon May 16, 2011
     Category: Business | Advertising | Products | Stereotypes and Cliches | 1950s | Hair and Hairstyling

Hay! Just because some white-man started the scalp-trade business ain't no reason not to think the red-man isn't blood thirsty. Why, still today, he's squeezing every last, red cent out of white-men at the casino on the res.
Posted by Expat47 in Athens, Greece on 05/16/11 at 12:27 PM
I always get fresh with some girl with the chief watching. Just seems like the thing to do.
Posted by Pablo on 05/16/11 at 04:09 PM
GGNYC--glad you dug it!
Posted by Paul on 05/16/11 at 08:28 PM
sorry, but when I run my hands through a man's hair I do not want to end up with greasy fingers.
Posted by Patty in Ohio, USA on 05/16/11 at 09:26 PM
I remember using Butch Wax to get my flat-top to stand up straight.
Posted by Expat47 in Athens, Greece on 05/17/11 at 12:07 AM
I guess today one would use Butch Wax to make ah..... one's ah.... head lights all bright and shiny.
Posted by Expat47 in Athens, Greece on 05/17/11 at 12:08 AM
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