Selling supplements in 1909

This ad from McClure’s Magazine in 1909 seems eerily familiar to the advertising promises of many modern supplements:

It’s got vague promises of better performance, and has many “science-y sounding” words like: Digestion, Phosphate, Potash, Albumen.

Crappy Plunge Ad

I saw another “Our Designer Quit” ad out in the wild!

This variation is “Our Designer Is On Vacation” but it’s still the same hilarious concept.

This style makes people …


Speedy Wash Pricing

When you go through a car wash with different pricing options, does it ACTUALLY make a difference?

I’ll usually select “The Works” but I’m not sure it does anything different …