This is Paula Zargaj-Reynolds's Typepad Profile.
Join Typepad and start following Paula Zargaj-Reynolds's activity
Join Now!
Already a member? Sign In
Paula Zargaj-Reynolds
Interests: marketing, advertising, direct response
Recent Activity
Image
Anheuser-Busch is using its Georgia plant to produce 50,000 cans of drinking water for victims of the floods in Texas and Oklahoma. Nice. Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Advertising Is Good For You
Image
Actress Jeanne Crain in ad for Motorola Portables radios: Actress June Allyson in 1954 ad for Lux soap: 1973 ad featuring late night talk show host Johnny Carson for his clothing line: Actors Robert Wagner and Bette Davis in 1973... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Found in Mom's Basement
Image
Planters' Punch Vintage recipe from 1947 Myers's rum advertising One of sour (one part fresh lime juice). Two sweet (two parts sugar). Three of strong (three parts Myers's Jamaica Rum). Four of weak (four parts water and ice). ********** I have a soft spot for old neon signs. They're disappearing... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Hey, my mom used to make that!
Image
Covers from vintage pulp fiction novels. Tantalizing and outrageously sexist. Found at The Boat Lullabies, Donna Lethal, Pulp Cover Art and Pulp Covers. Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Found in Mom's Basement
Image
Go to Lisbon and you'll see amazing 3-D murals by artist Bordalo II, created using old car parts and other scraps of found trash. Love how he uses colors that complement the murals' surroundings. See more at This Is Colossal. Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Advertising Is Good For You
Image
Frenchwise Baked Beans Vintage recipe from old French's advertising 1/4 cup French's Onion Flakes 2 tbsp. butter 4 cups canned baked beans 2 tbsp. French's Prepared Mustard 2 peeled or 1 cup tomatoes 1 tsp. salt 2 tbsp. brown sugar Cook onion flakes in butter over low heat until soft.... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Hey, my mom used to make that!
Image
"6 ways to turn her on." 1974 ad for hairstyling tools: "Try a set of these." 1970s ad for tires: "Always coming out on top." 1978 ad for men's swimsuits: The last line of copy in this ad for grease... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Found in Mom's Basement
Image
Beautifully illustrated 1950s ads for Rose Marie Reid swimsuits: Found at Vintage Ads and Bert Christensen. Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Found in Mom's Basement
Image
This is called Impossible Cheeseburger Pie because the pie does the impossible by making its own crust. Nice alternative for folks who don't own a grill. Impossible Cheeseburger Pie Vintage recipe from 1981 Bisquick advertising 1 lb. ground beef 1 1/2 cups chopped onion 1/2 tsp. salt 1/4 tsp. pepper... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Hey, my mom used to make that!
Image
Hawaiian Franks Vintage recipe from 1960 French's advertising 1 lb. franks 2/3 cups drained crushed pineapple 4 tbsp. French's mustard 8 slices white bread butter Mix drained pineapple and French's mustard. Split franks in half, lengthwise, but not quite through. Heat in ungreased skillet (or grill!), then remove and place... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Hey, my mom used to make that!
Image
1943 General Motors ad. The "pancake" the headline refers to is a diesel engine used in U boats: 1943 ad for Belmont Radio: 1943 ad for Fisher: Found at SenseiAlan and James Vaughan. Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Found in Mom's Basement
Image
I love the small-town pizza lawyer in this Little Caesars commercial. Click here to watch Little Caesars small-town pizza lawyer. Continue reading
Posted May 22, 2015 at Advertising Is Good For You
Image
Tripe. Another one of those foods my parents could never get me to eat, along with cow tongue and head cheese. This vintage ad was found at Steve. Continue reading
Posted May 22, 2015 at Found in Mom's Basement
Image
Seems fitting to end with... Found at Photo Digital Archive. Continue reading
Posted May 22, 2015 at Found in Mom's Basement
Image
The idea of Deviled Hot Dogs had me flummoxed. What quality do the hot dogs pictured share with deviled eggs? It was time for me to look up what "deviled" means. "To prepare with hot or savory seasoning," according to Dictionary.com. Hmmm. By that definition, burritos, spaghetti sauce and pizza... Continue reading
Posted May 22, 2015 at Hey, my mom used to make that!
Image
"It's really worth knowing about." As far as headlines go, that may be the lamest I've ever seen. This ad is from 1944. Via Dave Continue reading
Posted May 21, 2015 at Advertising Is Good For You
Image
1896 ad for Dr. Marshall's Catarrh Snuff. "Cures deafness, restores lost sense of smell," among other things. (BTW, the definition of catarrh is,"excessive discharge or buildup of mucus in the nose or throat.") 1922 ad for Clark's Thinning Bath Salts.... Continue reading
Posted May 21, 2015 at Found in Mom's Basement
Image
Sizzling Tomato Barbecue Sauce Vintage recipe from 1966 Campbell's Soup advertising 1/3 cup onion 1 small clove garlic, minced 2 tbsp. salad oil 1 can (10 3/4 oz.) Campbell's Tomato Soup 1 tbsp. vinegar 1 to 2 tbsp. Worcestershire 2 tbsp. brown sugar 1 tsp. prepared mustard dash Tabasco sauce... Continue reading
Posted May 21, 2015 at Hey, my mom used to make that!
Image
This 1934 ad claims, "Ordinary gelatin desserts give off a disagreeable, unpleasant odor." Does this mean gelatin used to smell like cow's hooves? According to Snopes, gelatin does not contain hooves of any kind. It does, however, contain the hides... Continue reading
Posted May 20, 2015 at Found in Mom's Basement
Image
Sorry I went AWOL. This year's record-breaking winter took its toll on me. But I'm back and starting with lots of cookout recipes. Here's the first. Butter-Barbecued Beef Loaves Vintage recipe from 1965 Alcoa Wrap advertising Beef Loaves 2 lbs. ground lean beef 2 eggs, slightly beaten 1/2 cup cracker... Continue reading
Posted May 20, 2015 at Hey, my mom used to make that!
Image
1980 ad for Perrier-Jouët: 2000 ad for Perrier-Jouët: Another Perrier-Jouët ad from 2000: 2007 ad for Perrier-Jouët: Continue reading
Posted May 20, 2015 at Found in Mom's Basement
Image
This "perfect chopper" looks as though it works like an old school meat grinder. But it's been anthropomorphized. Which means the "daintiest meals" will come out of the Chef's ass. Bon appetit! Found at Nesster Continue reading
Posted May 19, 2015 at Found in Mom's Basement
Image
1965 ad for Scott Waldorf rose-colored toilet paper: Found at Classic Film. Continue reading
Posted May 18, 2015 at Found in Mom's Basement
Image
Yesterday, the Florida Times-Union ran a gun show ad on the front page, next to a big report on a tragic shooting. Oops. Via First Coast News Continue reading
Posted May 16, 2015 at Advertising Is Good For You
Image
I was saddened to learn of the passing of blues legend B.B. King. I heard him play when I was in college and he was amazing. This work was created by my friend, illustrator Neil Shapiro. Continue reading
Posted May 15, 2015 at Advertising Is Good For You