Vintage advertisement Crisco 1915
Once upon a time to a transfixed nation, trans fats were not the troublesome substance we now view them as but were the very symbol of scientific progress.
If the FDA has their way about it, bad-for-you- hydrogenated oils, i.e. trans fats, will soon be banned from the American diet.
Hard to Swallow
It may be hard to digest but there was a time when vegetable…
Famous Hollywood Stars use Lustre Creme Shampoo like Elizabeth Taylor
Vintage Ad 1952
Hollywood and Madison Avenue were a marriage made in commerce heaven.
Nothing sells like celebrity, so in honor of “Oscar” a sampling of some former Academy Award winners and their winning endorsements.Claudette Colbert
Vintage Royal Crown Cola ad 1942
RC Cola featured Miss Colbert in this 1942 ad, one of…
It’s the height of cold and flu season again which means it’s all out war on sniffles and red running noses.
For those battle fatigued sufferers, endless reinforcements of Kleenex are constantly being supplied to the front lines.
Today we take for granted those ubiquitous boxes of soothing tissues, but for an earlier generation who battled the 1918 flu epidemic, the existence of Kleenex would…
Decked out in their luxurious Russian Lynx or Persian lamb fur coats, harsh winter was no problem at all for Depression era well-to-do; figuring out how to pay for the winter fuel was a problem for many.
Depressing news- income inequality in America isn’t new.
Frigid winters during the Great Depression could be particularly cruel as the chasm between the toasty haves and the chilly have not’sgrew…
Mac & Cheese and the Pursuit of Happiness
Snow Days and Warm Cars
Getting weary of winter?
Lately it seems as if the world is one mass of howling icy cold with…
Vintage Advice For Cheaters
Vintage advice made especially for cheating spouses from a book called Mister and Mistress
Shirley Temple and Valentines Day
With Shirley Temple’s death falling so closely to Valentines Day, this 1951 ad is particularly…
Touchdown for Gays
Vintage advertisement TACKLE Acne Gel “The Man’s Way to Solve a Young Man’s Skin Problem” 1963