What the fuck was wrong with men in the 60’s?
advertising is important as it’s the historian’s best resource for identifying the values of an era. but yeah, these were fucked. the 60s was generally as fucked as the 50s. people forget that.
It literally says ‘men are better than women’ in bold type, what the fuck. I knew this was a thing, but that is a lack of subtlety I couldn’t have written into a spoof…
This is the generation that spawned most of our parents… People our parents’ age run Washington. Starting to make sense?
When you look to the past, the struggles of the present become a great deal more clear.
Hey Everyone, just an FYI…. This is not over. This is not exclusive to “our parents generation”
Oh hey look, a Hardee’s ad
These advertisements had to go through layers of people. Someone said, “this is my idea” to a room of people and then sold the idea for money.
Reblogging with the updated commentary
As disgusting as all this is, I couldn’t help but laugh at the ridiculousness of it all. Like people actually thought this way & CONTINUE to think this way. Absolutely horrifying.
It’s like that one post that goes around about “I want the aesthetic of the 50s/60s with modern-day values” except modern-day values are still completely fucked.
Give me oldies music & cute, retro kitchens & a world where everyone is viewed equally in terms of worth while still being able to openly & safely display their cultures/traditions/lifestyles/etc.
Just a fraction of the cool stuff I learned when researching women’s history.
Rosalind Franklin did not just help. She actually discovered the structure before - Watson and Crick stole all the credit after building a stick and ball version of it.
Ima be Ching shih for Halloween