I keep hearing about this Geocities thing. Maybe some day I will try it.

Best smoke ya ever had!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xEx44ETP8Ac

Back when TV shows promoted tobacco.
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July 12th, 2017 7:14pm
Jed was a pusher.
Permalink Send private email xampl9 
July 12th, 2017 7:14pm
LOL. I remember cigarette commercials on TV.

Can you imagine?
Permalink Shylock 
July 12th, 2017 7:52pm
I remember full page Marlboro ads on the inside of magazines.
Permalink NPR 
July 12th, 2017 9:48pm
I've been listening to "20th Century Radio" on my Kindle Fire -- Internet FM App.

It's just chock full of old 1040 through 1960 radio programs.  And about 10% of them still have their cigarette commercials attached.

REALLY seductive.  Makes smoking seem SO cool.  Until you realize the number of those radio program actors who died of lung cancer in their 50's and 60's.  Yikes.
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July 12th, 2017 11:15pm
1940 through 1960.  Silly browser.
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July 12th, 2017 11:25pm
Granddad smoked unfiltered Chesterfields, and they killed him.
Permalink Send private email xampl9 
July 13th, 2017 8:53am
Grandma smoked unfiltered Camels, she lived to 83.
Permalink Shylock 
July 13th, 2017 10:49am
I've often thought that it's not tobacco which is deadly, it's the way our tobacco industry processes and delivers the tobacco which is deadly.

So the less filters-with-Asbestos, no menthol, less messed with cigarette you smoked, the more likely you'd duck the emphysema and cancers.

Camels would be a good choice, apparently.
Permalink SaveTheHubble 
July 13th, 2017 11:33am
"Camels, less likely to kill you early" wouldn't be a good slogan, though.

The tobacco industry was spending SO much effort denying any cigarette would kill you.
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July 13th, 2017 11:35am
Naturally occurring radiation that tobacco leaves concentrate for even more smoking enjoyment:

https://www3.epa.gov/radtown/tobacco.html
Permalink Bored Bystander 
July 13th, 2017 2:17pm
Some of my older paperback novels had cigarette advertisements included inside them. Usually with heavier card stock than the covers.
Permalink Pie is a lot better than fine 
July 14th, 2017 8:27am
Yeah.  They REALLY pissed off Harlan Ellison doing that once.  He wrote the story "The Man Who Was Really Into Revenge" about it.
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July 14th, 2017 8:43am

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