Hard to believe some of these vintage ads really did exist….
This anti-malaria medicine which also makes you fat hails from late 19th-century America.
These Asthma Cigarettes are not recommended for children under six.
This ad, from Life magazine, 1956, promotes clothes for “chubby girls”.
Playboy lifestyle ruined by diarrhea? This is the product for you.
Cocaine for children? What could possibly go wrong?
This not-at-all-creepy 1991 ad for Johnnie Walker whisky.
This 1973 lingerie store catalogue tells it like it is.
This mid-1990s advert for the Sega Megadrive.
This studtastic advert for jeans.
This extreme vision of a bad hair day is from Charles Antell, a hair products manufacturer.
Having trouble parenting? TRY SOME BEER.
This Marlboro ad uses cute babies to advertise cigarettes, because why not?