sexist vintage ads
8. Seminars for "aspiring fathers" must be held for men...who already have children. Sexism remains all-too-common in modern
And rely on their looks entirely. We often yearn for a simpler time. You know, back when we didn't all have a smartphone
These images illustrate how openly absurd advertisements once were, while also reminding us how much sexism sneaks into advertising
From the "If Sterling Cooper Was A Real Ad Agency" department comes this gem of a furniture advertisement that tries to convince hapless fedora-wearing men that all a woman really needs is a hope chest. Actually, she really wants you to propose to her already, for God's sake. But if you can't, the next best thing is a big ol' trunk that she can fill with photos of you, a too-small wedding dress and her bitter tears.
From the "If Sterling Cooper Was A Real Ad Agency" department comes this gem of a furniture advertisement that tries to convince
In contrast, many of Grape-Nuts' early advertisements targeted at men didn't focus on weight. They focused on enhancing the
Today's car ads may not imply that men need to teach their women how to drive, but they aren't much better than their vintage counterparts.
Is a push-up bra the secret to snagging a husband? According to one vintage ad, the answer is a resounding "Yes." (Can you
Are you boring your husband to death? There used to be a pill for that. Click through the slideshow below to see some cringe
There was a time in this country when print advertisements were overtly racist, sexist and gave extremely unhealthy advice