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Tag Archives: 1967
Apparently, some time around the middle of the twentieth century this fellow was making FAT SACKS OF CASH selling America’s Greatest Family Newspaper GRIT. At least that was the potential promise to young entrepreneurs willing to sell this weekly publication … Continue reading
Even the grade school boys at which this ad was squarely aimed knew this was too good to be true.
There was a long period in comics where you could always count on ads featuring either fake vomit or artificial dog droppings. I always wondered where this sort of stuff was made. Was it a factory that specialized in novelty … Continue reading
$2.50 for a life-like head of either blond or brunette hair?! There’s no way Sy Sperling could beat this!!!
There were tons of ads in comics aimed squarely at boys, but none sent them into paroxysms of mad delirium as much as an ad for a MINI-BIKE! Owning and riding a mini-bike was the subject of many a school … Continue reading
IMAGINE – a genuine spy pen enabling you to see through walls with its amazing powers of penetration. According to the advertising copy, it was developed by the German secret service during World War II although it didn’t gain them … Continue reading
He’s so tiny and ADORABLE! Look! He fits in the palm of your hand! He probably doesn’t eat much. How much trouble could a squirrel monkey be?
This week we switch from movies to television and we switch presenters from Joe to Mrs. Crankipants, so take it away Mrs C! Hello, boys and girls! Where’s that kid that was supposed to bring me my drink? Tired of … Continue reading
This one’s for Bill. Let’s see what I meanâ€¦