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Monthly Archives: January 2013

Vintage Things are Funny, Suggestive, and Dangerous (Part One)

Courtesy of a 1967 issue of Good Housekeeping, and a 1968 issue of LIFE, these ads deserve to be shared.

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“Look, mom! The people in the car we’re about to crash into head-on aren’t wearing seatbelts either!”

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Maybe it’s because I’ve never had a “corn” or a wart, but the bold, screaming part of this ad strikes me (ouch) as hilarious.

ImageHer dress features a rocket pointed at her mouth.  Did you think innuendo was new?

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Nine kids?  Truth in advertising.  There are definitely no spills in Mrs. Bauer’s house.

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Is there any pie left? I’m gonna grab a piece.  Nevermind, just lost my appetite.  Effective diet aid is effective.

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Just in case you thought “ducklips” was a modern phenomenon.

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