By: Daniel Sweeney On: December 13, 2012 In: Advertising & Marketing Comments: 0

Before the age of smartphones and iPads, predating even the old-school iPod, there was the original hand-held tech that distracted an entire generation of tweens and teens – the Nintendo Game Boy.

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By: Daniel Sweeney On: November 29, 2012 In: Advertising & Marketing Comments: 0

Growing up an archetypal husky youth in the 90s, there were only a handful of items that could help me compensate for my lack of savoir-faire in kickball and capture the flag. In 1993, a pair of BK Ratch Techs was the lifesaver I needed as I floundered in...

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By: Daniel Sweeney On: November 20, 2012 In: Advertising & Marketing Comments: 0

This impressive spot comes to us courtesy of Chef Boyardee. In line with the common 90s trope, we have the disheveled teen as our hero and the overbearing authority figure as our antagonist.

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By: Daniel Sweeney On: November 09, 2012 In: Advertising & Marketing Comments: 0

A second grade art project or a horrible amalgamation created by a partnership between Dr. Moreau and Little Caesar? Actually, the humanoid in the photo above is part of a 90s ad campaign. *Scratches ‘humanoid’ off list of words to use in blog*

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By: Daniel Sweeney On: October 25, 2012 In: Advertising & Marketing Comments: 0

The rivalry between Coca-Cola and PepsiCo has been played out in the public eye for more than 30 years. The battle for soft drink superiority, dubbed the Cola Wars, reached its peak in the 1980s with a series of ads where the companies took explicit shots at one another.

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By: Daniel Sweeney On: October 11, 2012 In: Advertising & Marketing Comments: 0

Lightening, surfing, leather jackets and hair metal. Did Milton Bradley go Inception on me as a child to create an ad that spoke directly to me?

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