They sure don’t make ’em like they used to… especially when it comes to Christmas advertisements. They were sexist, weird and even downright unhealthy. So grab your matching family pajamas, light up a few smokes, and take a trip down memory lane with these gloriously bad mid-century ads.
“You’ll shoot your eye out!”
“Santa, you shouldn’t have … no, really.”
Taste that? It’s sprinkled with sexism.
Tis the season to be orange.
“What a beautiful way to say”… no more fruit cake.
Nothing says Christmas like a warm gun.
There is no way this will backfire.
“This Christmas give cartons of Luckies.” 11 cartons to be exact.
In fact, let’s just smoke smoke smoke the day away.
This woman is clearly making New Year’s resolutions.
You know you want to try it…
“This Christmas Timmy, we’re giving you a big box of shame.”
Ho ho how words have changed.
So many ways… and yet.