Beer For the Baby, TV For the Kids, Home Appliances For the Little Wife, and She'll Follow You Anywhere

Abby Zimet

In this season of buying, a look back at the sexist, clueless and otherwise cringe-worthy ads once used to encourage us to do so. Lesson here: Change happens.

"More doctors smoke Camels than any other cigarette!"


Never Miss a Beat.

Get our best delivered to your inbox.

Our pandemic coverage is free to all. As is all of our reporting.

No paywalls. No advertising. No corporate sponsors. Since the coronavirus pandemic broke out, traffic to the Common Dreams website has gone through the roof— at times overwhelming and crashing our servers. Common Dreams is a news outlet for everyone and that’s why we have never made our readers pay for the news and never will. But if you can, please support our essential reporting today. Without Your Support We Won't Exist.

Please select a donation method:

Share This Article

More in: