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1940: Gas Ad with Cigarettes

This 1940 Philgas ad inexplicably emphasizes the cigarette, which I don’t really understand. Don’t cigarettes + gas = boom?

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1939: We Wish You a Scary Christmas

I think my exact words when I saw this 1939 ad the first time were: “GAH! Holy buckets, it’s Evil Santa!” The wearing away of the ink on the page has made this Santa creepier, but even the original Santa … Continue reading

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