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A ‘Week in Advertising’ Thanksgiving (Dark Meat Only)

This marks our second ever Thanksgiving ‘Week in Advertising’ which is pretty great. Today we’re going to take you back to the fragile year of 1977. It was a lot like today, when you think about it: gas prices were high, pubic hair was thick, and advertising was terrible. It was a sentimental time of heavy drug use, swingers clubs and case after case of the crabs. Yeah, there’s a lot to be thankful for this year, and anyone born in 1977 can bet they were the product of psychotropic abandon. Also: other stuff.

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