the advertising barometer

It just goes to show how attitudes change as these old ads demonstrate.

Fags feature large in the inappropriateness of the past like this one for superbrand Tipalet…


or this for Marlboro…


Social marketing has always been “in your face” but this one for hooker avoidment is brilliant and the casting of an Ameriocan Belle du Jour quite striking.I wonder if “the axis” is refering to the axis of evil.


Speaking of the Axis Ive saved the for last.  This ad for Pakistan International Airlines leaves you thinking…


One thought on “the advertising barometer

  1. Great finds, Mark.
    The last one knocks your socks off!!

    I’d take issue with the first one – it’s HORSES that like you to breathe in their nostrils as a sign of being chummy, not females………


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