Perfection Smokeless Oil Heater (1915)
Nothing helps spread that holiday cheer like a little carbon monoxide.
Lucky Strike Cigarettes (1936)
Hey kids, enough with the milk and cookies. Leave Santa some cigs, eh?
Hoover 305 Vacuum (1939)
C’mon, you sentimental fool, give her a chore machine!
Champion Spark Plugs (1940)
For that special V8 engine in your life.
Don’t lay off those workers before Christmas. Pipe in Muzak and they’ll just quit.
Hanes Cotton Underwear (1959)
You’re right dad, playing with toy trains is a lot more fun in my underwear!
Schlitz Beer (1966)
What’s tackier than a six-pack of Schlitz for Christmas? A five-pack.
Sammy says: Don’t let gas and bloating ruin the party, Daddy-O.