Sassy Nostalgia Corner: Funny Old Ads Edition

Publish date:
September 14, 2011
advertising, sassy

We have a bunch of back issues of Sassy here in the office and sometimes we get a little nostalgic. In this edition, we'll revisit a time when ads were blatantly offensive, denim was taken to new heights and you could talk to Jane Pratt for a dollar a minute. [I'm not going to comment here because I remember helping sell each of these ads and, as cheesy or offensive as they were, we saw it as part of the greater good that kept Sassy alive -- for a time. I did make them put all the diet and get-a-boyfriend ones in what we called the "back of book" though. Isn't industry lingo ridiculous? Why do we call magazines "books"? They're magazines! --Jane]