50 Hilarious Vintage Cigarette Ads
Everyone knows the dangers of smoking these days—even those who still light up. But this didn’t used to be the case. Back in the day, it was thought that cigarettes gave you a cough, leave you with some throat irritation, make you smell bad, and stained your teeth; people didn’t know about the whole lung […]
The "I'm A Thinner" twist was added in 1970 — implying, but not directly claiming, that smoking Silvas would keep a woman skinny.
If it's Monday, Don Draper is still drunk, and it's time for the Mad Men Sexist Ad of the Week.
Surrealism was founded by the French poet Andre Breton upon the release of ‘The First Surrealist Manifesto’ which he wrote in 1924. In the manifesto surrealism is described as a literar…
Forgotten Cigarette Brands
(Update 2/18/14: See also my post on electronic cigarettes.) (Update 3/30/15: See also Forgotten Cigarette Brands Part II) Cigarettes today are not what they used to be. Well, let me rephrase that. Cigarettes have always been gross and deadly. But these days, a cigarette smoker is pretty much considered as low as a crackhead in some circles. Though it's nice the smoking awareness campaigns have brought the graphic evils of tobacco to dinner hour TV screens, I have to admit, they're as…
We Had Faces Then: Photo
A gay man of a certain age and a certain sensibility searching for meaning in the flickering images of classic Hollywood. IG:@erinmatthiessen_wehadfacesthen
Camel cigarette billboard which features open-mouthed aviator which...
Camel cigarette billboard which features open-mouthed aviator which blows out real smoke rings, on Broadway & 44th Street.
Kiedy papierosy były zdrowe... Niesamowite stare reklamy
Lekarze zachwalający palenie, dzieci podsuwające rodzicom papierosy, "naukowe" dowody na to, że jedna marka jest zdrowsza niż pozostałe, papierosy jako środek odchudzający - producenci wyrobów tytoniowych kilkadziesiąt lat temu chętnie stosowali w reklamach chwyty poniżej pasa. Amerykańska uczelnia Stanford Medical School prowadzi badania nad wpływem reklam papierosów na konsumentów. W ramach tego projektu zgromadziła pokaźny "materiał dowodowy". Oto najbardziej bezczelne reklamy.
Marlboro marketing campaign aimed at young people, anti-tobacco report says
Marlboro cigarette maker Philip Morris 'breaching its ethical code' with adverts that try to 'persuade the young to smoke'