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Enter the Magic World of Surprises & Mystery (& Cigarettes)

September 24, 2014


A definite sign that this ad block comes from another time isn’t the mid-century flattop of the blond miscreant, but the presence of a cigarette-themed novelty. Fun for all ages! Yes, we all know cigarettes are bad for us — countless PSAs, Surgeon General’s Warnings and comics have drilled that home. You have to think, though, that the airborne particles generated by the “snowstorm tablets” must have had their fair share of carcinogens as well. Probably ninety percent asbestos, right?

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  1. mlp permalink
    September 25, 2014 12:47 am

    Boyoboy, does this take me back.
    These ads tempted me and many a lad, offering the tools to torment and confound others.
    Now, just tell me where to pick up my X-ray goggles.

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