Follies of the Madmen #221


Family lives in eerie black hole environment, stores floating possessions at many levels but without formal order.

Original ad here.
     Posted By: Paul - Sun Jun 15, 2014
     Category: Business | Advertising | Products | Domestic | Appliances | Family | 1950s

Where's the ½ of a kid that would make this the 'average family'?
Posted by Expat47 in Athens, Greece on 06/15/14 at 10:03 AM
@Expat47 -- the 1/2 kid is in the Popeil Womb-O-Matic in the bottom right corner. (Promoted as being easier, safer, and cleaner than making the housewife do all the work, the Womb-O-Matic has been hailed as the ultimate labor-saving device.)

My first thought when I saw the pic is that they're doomed -- the appliances have them surrounded and are ready to strike.
Posted by Phideaux on 06/15/14 at 12:59 PM
I was gonna say that the 1/2 kid is in the shade under the platter mom is holding.
Posted by Patty in Ohio, USA on 06/15/14 at 06:05 PM
This looks like the set of "Hardware Wars II" or maybe "The Brave Little Toaster"
Posted by tadchem on 06/16/14 at 02:29 PM
What do you reckon that food is? With all those random appliances I'd think a competent housewife could do better than a platter of gak.
Posted by Mr Evilwrench on 06/17/14 at 01:25 PM

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