Tag Archives: smoking

Cigarettes and Chop Suey

Over at WFMU’s Beware of the Blog, Kliph Nesteroff linked to a cartoon he found at Cartoon Brew (a new gem in the reader) titled “In the Nicotine” from 1961 which is about a man who is checked into a … Continue reading

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Vintage Photos and the Politics of Smoking

I just posted an image from the ever-magical Shorpy’s Photo Blog, and when I returned to my RSS reader to continue browsing the images I stumbled on another moving photo titled “A Big Kiss for Grandpa” featuring a cool-looking, supine … Continue reading

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Cassavetes’s Husbands: Death, Funerals, and New York

“[Cassavetes] replaces the exhausted artifices of conventional movies with a new set of pseudo-realistic ones, which are mostly instantaneous clichés. As a writer-director, he’s so dedicated to revealing the pain under the laughter he’s a regular Pagliacci.” – Pauline Kael, … Continue reading

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Star Wars Anti-Smoking PSA from 1982

Here is a healthy counter to a previous set of posts here and here. [youtube]YTE–6zTs2E[/youtube]

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Nothing like subliminal messages…

From what I understand, this is Canada’s latest smoking campaign. Nice to see our neighbors to the North have finally caught on. Re-blogged from Coeruleus‘s post here.

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Hey kids, smoke ’em if you got ’em

A cheap shot, I know, but I just couldn’t resist, candy cigarettes are still on the shelves! Well, I bet there’s not “a cough in a carload!” This is even more striking to me after being in Canada for six … Continue reading

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