Old Commercials That Would Be “Politically Incorrect” Today


Here is our collection of the most offensive ads from times past.

Goodyear: When ‘There’s No Man Around’ commercial (1960)

Interesting marketing for the time. Corporate sexism or just a sign of the time? Possibly a sign of things to come?! Lilly Ledbetter sued Goodyear claiming she was paid less than men doing the same work.


Kool-Aid Kids In Japan Commercial (1960)

An extremely politically incorrect 1960 television commercial for Kool-Aid, featuring the Kool-Ad Kids visiting Japan (evidently in the 16th Century, too). Mel Blanc provides the voice of the Japanese Storyman.

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