One of the cool benefits of studying history is the eye-opening appreciation you gain for the time you live in now. No matter how crazy you think things are in the modern world, rewind several decades and it just gets stranger. Given that marketing is based on knowing what people want and enjoy, vintage advertising can be an interesting window into understanding cultural history. This collection of creepy and bizarrely funny vintage ads for brands we still use today will make you laugh (or shudder) in disbelief.
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