They’re all dead now.

§ September 15th, 2011 § Filed under advertising § 9 Comments


…Or maybe some of them are still patiently waiting, no longer baby turtles, in some out-of-the-way warehouse somewhere in New York, where a few times a week a guy in his 80s pops in, refreshes the water and the Turtle Chow in the tank, and checks the mailbox looking for any newly mailed-in coupons, hoping that someday — someday soon — his burden will be lifted.

ad from the back cover of Love Problems #22 (July 1953)

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