Vintage Advertisements That Took It Way Too Far

Ketchup Ad

Are you ready to take a trip down memory lane and see just how far we've come in terms of advertising standards? "Vintage Advertisements That Took It Way Too Far" is a hilarious and nostalgic look at some of the most outrageous, false and politically incorrect ads from the past. From claims that are too good to be true to sexism and racism, these ads will make you shake your head in disbelief.

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Ah, yes…women. The fairer sex. So weak and frail that they need a big, strong man to help them with those difficult household chores, like opening a catsup bottle. Alcoa is, of course, offering a super helpful product and, yea, we have all struggled with opening bottles from time to time. But this ad presents that innovative product in such a sexist and stereotyped way that it comes across as offensive…at least it does as we look back at it fifty-plus years later.