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The Gallery Of Banned Advertising
A visual guide to forbidden advertising from the modern age.
Home Cinema International Corporation – The CIC Video Catalogue
It’s time for another vintage VHS (and Betamax) video catalogue from the early days of home video, this time from mega-conglomerate CIC.
The Lost World Of Sexy Video Game Advertising
Lurid, lecherous and ludicrous – the game marketing pitched at teenage boys in the 1980s and 1990s.
The Manipulative Nonsense Of National Proposal Day
Another made-up ‘National Day’ arrives as a thinly-disguised publicity stunt by big businesses looking to profit from manipulation.
Mega Seedy – Outrageous Sega Ads From The Pages Of Viz
The splendidly irreverent and tasteless video game system advertising of the 1990s.
Now Kissing Is Considered To Be Sexually Explicit: The Continuing Madness Of The ASA
Britain’s ever-prudish advertising censors get worked up about the idea of couples showing fully-clothed affection for each other.
Randy Robots And Amorous Automatons
Remembering when the combination of box-shaped robots and glamour girls represented the cutting edge of modernism and style.
Professional Wrestling’s Most Ludicrous Gimmicks
The most unlikely crossovers, novelty characters and misconceived ideas in an entertainment world that is already several steps removed from reality.
Cats U.K. Head To Luton Airport
The story of a novelty record cashing in on a passing TV commercial fad.
Remember, Remember… Bonfire Nights Of Yesteryear
Gunpowder, treason and plot from days gone by.
British TV Advertising’s Brief Flirtation With The Female Nipple
1994 saw British television advertising step forward into the brave new world of European openness – and then quickly step back again.