Tuesday, December 08, 2009

It's Good for What Ails You

Usually the sleaze publishers were pretty serious about everything, but this house ad in the back of Orrie Hitt's TEASER (Beacon, 1956) displays a little touch of whimsy. You may have to click on the image in order to read it.

9 comments:

David Cranmer said...

The stable boy certainly seemed to have it going on. Too funny.

Evan Lewis said...

If you'd included that coupon, I'm betting Mr. Bill would have already sent them his buck.

Craig Clarke said...

Funny how everybody was run down back in the old days (Ironized Yeast and all that). Hard to imagine low blood pressure being a problem today.

Bill Crider said...

Don't need to send a buck. I own most of those already. Including STABLE BOY.

James Reasoner said...

Somehow that doesn't surprise me, Bill.

Mike Dennis said...

It's given me an idea: "Stable Boy Meets The Son Of Dracula". Whaddya think? Can't miss!

Where's my pen?

Rittster said...

James,
You're surprised by this?
Don't tell me you don't know the old saying, "A sleaze book a day keeps the doctor away."

Rittster said...

Two more highly insightful and relevant points:

LIZ must have a hell of a sore bottom.

and

Remember those old tv commercials with the dancing life-size cigarette packs, where you could only the womens' legs? Well...dancing life-size sleaze paperbacks. Talk about a natural! Out of my way, Mike Dennis, I'm heading to a pitch meeting!

Cap'n Bob Napier said...

Those were Old Gold cigarettes that had the dancing packs.