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30 disturbing old ads you'd never see on Madmen

What were they thinking? Frighteningly Insulting Retro Advertising. If advertising campaigns reflect the values of society at a particular point in time, then these ads from last century show us what a racist, sexist, ignorant and insulting hundred-odd-years they were. From selling fire-arms to children,…

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What Brands Can't Learn from History – Old Ads that are Just Plain Weird.

Brands these days need to be ultra aware of the values they project and the messages they communicate. In the early days of advertising it seems, anything went as the brand messaging in this whacked-out collection of old ads demonstrates. Were these ads connecting to…

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