Episode 6: The Man with Pipe Appeal

This week we learn what constitutes a man with Pipe Appeal, and get the Low Down on Ruthless Roth: The Dirtiest Man in America. We are introduced to the new modern milk carton, and we begin to see the the emergence of newer printing inks and techniques, particularly in some really fantastic ads for food. Delicious!

Below are show notes, and further below are lots of ads from this week’s episode.


00:00     Intro with Waltz in E minor, B. 56 by Frédéric Chopin performed by Olga Gurevich
00:20     New presidency
01:13     Sponsored by Prince Albert!
03:20     Discussion of pipe appeal
04:27     Entrance of the Gladiators, Op. 68 by Julius Fučík performed by Eastern Wind Symphony
04:50     Ruthless Roth: The Dirtiest Man in America
12:32     Sensual Seduction by Snoop Dog
13:06     Ads for Dirty Pictures
16:37     Magnetic Rag by Scott Joplin performed by Constantin Stephan
17:00     New milk carton ad into ‘garbage gyre’ discussion
25:20     The Sorcerers Apprentice by Paul Dukas
25:42     The Magazine Show
27:54     Private Caller by Saint Pepsi
28:29     Pillsbury Loaf Cakes
29:39     Pine Brothers glycerine tablets
30:07     Don Perez Freire by Agustin Battios Mangore, performed by Edson Lopes
30:36     Luden’s cough drops
30:32     Don Perez Freire by Agustin Battios Mangore, performed by Edson Lopes, continued

Total runtime: 32:25

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This episode of TMS was recorded at Sunset Studio, and edited at the Museum by Liz and James. TMS is produced by Liz and James. Recording equipment generously provided by Gerard. Images are the property of their owners.


Prince Albert ad

The Lowdown magazine

Ruthless Roth story

Ads for dirty pictures

Pillsbury loaf cakes

Pine Bros. tablets

milk carton ad

Ludens ad

Hi-Ho crackers adBonus: Another brightly colored food ad— just gorgeous!

Campbell's soup ad
And another! Printing processes and inks really started to shine.


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