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Nostalgia: careful what you wish….

As Mad Men continues its ascendency in the zeitgeist, Retrocomedy provides some context:  “The 15 Creepiest Vintage Ads Of All Time“…  from murder and suicide to eerie babies and demented clowns, it’s all here!  (Thanks to reader RS for the tip.)

As we turn the page, we might consider the (admittedly radical) alternative as we wish the most Transcendental of birthdays to Henry David Thoreau, born on this date in 1817.

Thoreau

Written by LW

July 12, 2009 at 12:01 am

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