eighty years of the new yorker via advertising

Ads can be maddening. But they can also reveal quite a bit about how corporations appropriate evolving cultural and historical shifts for economic gain. I found a post on The New Yorker‘s blog featuring several ads from the past eighty years. Here are some of the best.

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1938

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1965

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1984

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