Tag Archives: retro satire

Marlene talks about depression

  Goodness, it’s been awhile, hasn’t it? I’m very sorry that I have been away for so long, but I’ve been feeling a bit under the weather as of late. Instead of waking up bright and chipper like my usual … Continue reading

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Ad of the Week: Gay Bob

I came across this ad from the late 1970’s. Yes, that’s right! For only $14.95, plus shipping, you can be the proud owner of the first official gay doll, complete with closet, and a fully functional willy! ¬†Act now! Supplies … Continue reading

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Broomsticks and ketchup: More sexist ads

Well, here we are again, with another round of sexist ads, brought to my attention courtesy of my dear friend Mental Mama, who also has a sick, twisted mind. These ads rarely surprise me anymore. This is an ad for … Continue reading

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That’s just so wrong

Who just snickered? Oh yeah, that was me. No matter how mature we all claim to be, there are times when we go back to being a kid again. Remember those innocent days? Bill’s mom is hot and let’s you … Continue reading

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Sex sells

When it comes to advertising, there is one thing that hasn’t changed very much, and that is using boobs and ass to sell products. (I know you were expecting to see the word tit, but I loathe it.) Oh, okay. … Continue reading

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Creepy Kids

What’s worse than a creepy kid? Nothing. For some reason that totally befuddles me, during my many travels through vintage ads, I have noticed a trend. Advertisers loved using freaky little gargoyles to sell their wares. He looks like Hannibal … Continue reading

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How to traumatize your kid

My brother wet the bed when he was a kid. My parents were not pleased. I was thrilled. It made for excellent teasing fodder, and being the big sister, I ate it all up. I think I might have even … Continue reading

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