Posts Tagged ‘vintage commercials’

Retro: 80’s Kit Kat Candy Bar Commercial

Tuesday, September 20th, 2011

Break me off a piece of that Kit Kar bar! Found at YouTube from michend2003.

Tootsie Pop Commercial

Wednesday, February 28th, 2007

My father’s hobby was entering contests and sweepstakes. He entered a lot of them and as a result won a lot of things as well, including a six wheel all-terrain vehicle that I, damn it, was too small to drive, and a dirt bike that, again, I was too small to drive.

During my childhood, my father encouraged myself and my siblings to do coloring contests, as well. At ten years old, I won an all-expenses paid trip for four to Disney World in Orlando as a result of one of those coloring contests. Seriously. The contest was the "?" contest, used to promote the lollipop, the one that has Tootsie Roll in the middle.

I think I won the contest because I was very creative with the notion of coloring between the lines; let’s just say I added a lot of decoration between the lines. This is the Tootsie Pop commercial that was running at the time: