11. Cigars for important men.
Sure, you could have all the people in your ad look like they’re having fun. Or, you could be like Webster Cigars. She looks like she would rather eat that entire box of cigars than spend one more minute listening to that “important man.”
12. The gift of (someone else’s) happiness
Barca loungers look great AND feel great. Too bad women aren’t allowed to sit in them!
13. Nice and toasty
Look, I know this ad came out in 1948, but a toaster is not how you please a woman. Unless “toaster” is 1940’s slang for…holding hands.
14. ‘Tis the season for…spoons?
What a coincidence! I just got my girlfriend her Christmas gift, a brand new set of fancy cocaine spoons.
15. Pipe Appeal
Good thing “pipe appeal” doesn’t have two meanings!