By Cory Doctorow at 11:28 am Tue, Jan 29, 2013
A small and entirely perfect gallery of desiderata from the pages of Famous Monsters of Filmland, 1962: the golden age of misleading tchotchke advertisement.
Some more amusing ads from the pages of ‘Famous Monsters of Filmland’ magazine.
It didn’t dawn on me until just now that the “world’s most useless machine” was something I had seen long ago in the back of a comic book.
Hey, it’s a World’s Most Useless Machine!
I had the version of the box where the hand came out and grabbed a coin. They still show up on eBay and worthpoint.
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