Category Archives: advertising

Swimming Sweater

Alice: Sweater swimming? Thank you, I had gotten lost in a comment thread and lost hope in humanity. Thank God for sweater man. Mer: Wtf? So bizarre. Alice: I know. Like – is he really swimming in that? Mer: He’s getting … Continue reading

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Simon Says

I’m not even going to mention how long it’s been since I posted something here. Before people played Angry Birds and chased imaginary Pokemon, there was Simon Says. Here’s two commercials back to back for this obnoxious computerized toy, although … Continue reading

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Is There Heroin in your Cabinet?

Have a headache? Here, have an aspirin. How many people were walking around hooked on heroin back in the day? Plenty. Tuberculosis and pneumonia were both prevalent 100 years ago and products containing heroin were prescribed for both, amongst other non- … Continue reading

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Haven’t you always wanted a monkey?

Wow, it’s been over three months since I’ve posted anything over here! I swear that I kept meaning to, but then I would put it off. I only have so much creativity, ya know? Anyways, here I am. And here … Continue reading

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There’s a pill for that!

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Even Santa Loves Tobacco

Like promised, this December I will be featuring all things Christmas here on That Retro Blog. I hate it when I get ash in my beard. Yes, we always trim our tree with packs of cigarettes! It’s been a long … Continue reading

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Alice and Merbear’s State of the Hoo-Ha Address

A rerun of a classic Alice and Merbear retro ad. Merbear: No, Mildred, you smell like fish…stop! Alice:  Holy hell that would have to sting wouldn’t it? Merbear: Um…ouch…That means it is working.  Feel the burn. Alice: Cleans the canal … Continue reading

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