Posts Tagged: beer

vintage beer ad houswife

Beer and the Happy Homemaker

Ever wonder what made the mid-century Happy Housewife so happy? It turns out hubby wasn’t the only one knocking back a few brewsky’s at the end of  a long day. Beer ads traditionally  targeting men  have long featured buxom babes,

vintage beer ad houswife

Beer and the Happy Homemaker

Ever wonder what made the mid-century Happy Housewife so happy? It turns out hubby wasn’t the only one knocking back a few brewsky’s at the end of  a long day. Beer ads traditionally  targeting men  have long featured buxom babes,

Vintage Beer Ad Miss Rheingold 1948

Miss Rheingold Contest a N.Y. Summer Staple

  Once upon a time, the selection of the annual “Miss Rheingold” was as highly anticipated in N.Y. as the race for the White House. For some mid-century misses the title of Miss America was the American Dream. But in

Vintage Beer Ad Miss Rheingold 1948

Miss Rheingold Contest a N.Y. Summer Staple

  Once upon a time, the selection of the annual “Miss Rheingold” was as highly anticipated in N.Y. as the race for the White House. For some mid-century misses the title of Miss America was the American Dream. But in

woman in bathing cap drinking Bud

Budweiser Markets America

Budweiser wants to make America great again. Literally. Just in time for this crazy campaign season, the king of beers  is  renaming itself “America” for the long, hot summer ahead. Available from  May 23 through election Day, the patriotic cans

woman in bathing cap drinking Bud

Budweiser Markets America

Budweiser wants to make America great again. Literally. Just in time for this crazy campaign season, the king of beers  is  renaming itself “America” for the long, hot summer ahead. Available from  May 23 through election Day, the patriotic cans

I was Curious vintage Schlitz Beer ad 1946

Test Your Retro Gaydar

I’m curious. How’s your mid-century gaydar? If it doesn’t go off checking out these series of vintage advertisements, it needs some fine tuning. During the same  post war period as the film Carol recreates, Madison Avenue captured that same curious

I was Curious vintage Schlitz Beer ad 1946

Test Your Retro Gaydar

I’m curious. How’s your mid-century gaydar? If it doesn’t go off checking out these series of vintage advertisements, it needs some fine tuning. During the same  post war period as the film Carol recreates, Madison Avenue captured that same curious

vintage photo 1930s nightclub

Pabst Blue Ribbon Beer for Hipsters and Hi Society

Who would have guessed Pabst Blue Ribbon that iconic working class beer ironically embraced by hipsters has a pedigree more blue blood than blue-collar. 75 years ago Pabst positioned itself to appeal to the “gay, smart modern set” hoping members

vintage photo 1930s nightclub

Pabst Blue Ribbon Beer for Hipsters and Hi Society

Who would have guessed Pabst Blue Ribbon that iconic working class beer ironically embraced by hipsters has a pedigree more blue blood than blue-collar. 75 years ago Pabst positioned itself to appeal to the “gay, smart modern set” hoping members

Miss Rheingold 1951

Riveted by Miss Rheingold

For some mid-century misses the title of Miss America was the American Dream. But in 1948, for NYC born and bred Angie O’ Riley, it paled next to the most coveted title of all- Miss Rheingold. Once upon a time,

Miss Rheingold 1951

Riveted by Miss Rheingold

For some mid-century misses the title of Miss America was the American Dream. But in 1948, for NYC born and bred Angie O’ Riley, it paled next to the most coveted title of all- Miss Rheingold. Once upon a time,