10 Sexist Ads Made by Total Pigs

There's been a lot of fuss about the new "Got milk?" ads, which claim that milk eases PMS symptoms—thus making your wife or girlfriend slightly less of a crazy, irrational bitch every month. The work is intentionally provocative—some say irredeemably sexist. But to put that sexism in context, check out the 10 TV spots below—from the 1950s to today—which are all, to a greater or lesser degree, anti-woman (or anti-girl). A lot has changed in 50 years—the Folgers spot seems like something from an alternate universe today. Yet there's been a seesaw effect, too. As advertising has become less blatantly sexist, more ads than ever are being called sexist. So, where's the line? Leave your thoughts in the comments.