“Smells Like The 70s”: Vintage Deodorant Advertising

Women’s deodorant and antiperspirant ads came in three varieties: (1) a demonstration of how well the product performs across a busy day, (2) a confident gal giving her testimonial (above), or (3) straight-up shaming (i.e. you will be humiliated by your gross personal stench if you don’t use our product). The best of the best somehow incorporated all three. Let’s have a look at some examples from the 1970s and a few more from other decades. Continue reading »

Smells Like The 70s: Vintage Deodorant Advertising

Women’s deodorant and antiperspirant ads came in three varieties: (1) a demonstration of how well the product performs across a busy day (as below), (2) a confident gal giving her testimonial (above), or (3) straight-up shaming (i.e. you will be humiliated by your gross personal stench if you don’t use our product). The best of the best somehow incorporated all three. Let’s have a look at some examples from the 1970s and a few more from other decades. Continue reading »

Bear Smells Brownies — And Does Whatever It Takes To Get Some

A Connecticut woman was in her kitchen baking brownies when she heard a thump against her screen door — and turned around to find a very unexpected visitor trying to get in. A young bear was standing on her porch, peering through the glass, hoping to be invited inside. The bear probably smelled the brownies being prepared and decided to see if the woman might be willing to share some with him. Continue reading »

Remember Hong Kong: Relive The Sights And Smells Of Old Hong Kong

According to photographer Andy Yeung: “I drew inspiration from the anime Ghost in the shell (1995), in which Hong Kong was a model in terms of street scenes and general atmosphere. In the movie, Kai Tak Airport was in full operation. But in reality, it it’s no longer existed – it was shut down in 1998. Hong Kong is a fast-changing city. The old is being replaced by the new. So I intend to capture the old Hong Kong before it’s gone forever. I hope I can get people to take notice of the beauty of old Hong Kong and try to preserve the old by creating the images from my perspective.” Continue reading »

Stop imagining what it smells like and just get rid of it.

Spanjaard car spray. Click images for bigger size! Continue reading »