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One man’s horrible secret

Women were not the only target for Madison Avenue's brainwashing campaigns.

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What’s going on here?

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This is from an old ad for aluminum cans. But here's a question. If he is going to tackle her, shouldn't he at least look at her?

Were you part of the Pepsi generation?

They are so happy. And it's all thanks to sugar water in vaguely phallus-shaped bottles.

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Back when you could have beer delivered

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“Hey, we're almost out of beer.”

“Better call the Liquor Man.”

What is this guy saying to her?

I guess we would have to know their relationship before we speculate about whether he has a slap coming.

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Sex? No, hair coloring

This ad campaign's signature line might have been mildly risque in its day, but the actual ads were about as modest as you could get.

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Here’s one way to try to sell sneakers

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The security at this airport seems a bit lax. But things were different in 1965.

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Features writer Paul Turner is a columnist for The Spokesman-Review in the Features department. He writes "The Slice" column, which appears six times a week and produces general features stories for the Today section.

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