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May 6, 2013 10:57 AM   Subscribe

This Livejournal contains many vintage advertisements.
posted by Brandon Blatcher (10 comments total) 14 users marked this as a favorite

 
Some NSFW. Excellent nonetheless.
posted by sandettie light vessel automatic at 11:06 AM on May 6, 2013


I thought the Lockheed one with the plane flying over the odd looking waterfall was weird too until I realized it was supposed to be Victoria Falls in Africa which does look like that.
posted by smoothvirus at 11:13 AM on May 6, 2013


"Keep your child safe from the psychological disturbances caused by wet beds."

Yes, but what is going to protect him from the psychological disturbances caused from memories of being forced to wear vinyl panties to bed?
posted by The 10th Regiment of Foot at 11:30 AM on May 6, 2013 [1 favorite]


Fitting that it's on a vintage blogging service.
posted by miyabo at 11:31 AM on May 6, 2013 [1 favorite]


Cherry Ames!
posted by The Underpants Monster at 11:34 AM on May 6, 2013


Hello, Sucker

Wow!
posted by JHarris at 12:25 PM on May 6, 2013


Also

Gallery of Graphic Design - searchable by year (1930-69), publication, advertiser, and product.
posted by timsteil at 12:55 PM on May 6, 2013


Shasta used to have a snazzy can design. If they were smart, they go back to that design.
posted by MiltonRandKalman at 2:28 PM on May 6, 2013 [1 favorite]


Whenever I see someone using the Flexible Squares layout on LJ, I feel proud.

(The designer is a friend and I came up with about half of the original color schemes when she didn't think she'd have time to handle this last, trivial design detail before the layout contest deadline.)
posted by subdee at 7:25 PM on May 6, 2013


Oh yeah, Shasta! Then there's Greg Brady and Shasta...
posted by drinkmaildave at 10:39 AM on May 7, 2013


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