Splenda And Several Other Products That Could Potentially Murder Your…

I was on JetBlue yesterday morning without headphones, but CNN was on the TV and the following question (or a reasonable facsimile) flashed across the screen: Is Splenda bad for your health? And I silently mouthed "NOOOOOO!" Not my favorite calorie-free sweetener! Then I read about it in today's New York Times » 9/23/08 4:30pm 9/23/08 4:30pm, and…

Vintage Soda Ad Shames Women Into Drinking Tab


Above is a 1970s TV spot for Tab, and it's probably the creepiest soda commercial we've ever seen. As the first diet soft drink of The Coca-Cola Company (and the second diet soda ever), Tab was marketed to women as a way to keep slim, and thus, keep a man. As the voice over says, "When you can't be with him, be in… » 1/25/08 4:40pm 1/25/08 4:40pm

Oldies But Goodies

Ladies, did you know that drinking soda can give you a fantastic figure? Well, only if it's the '80s and the beverage is Tab. The best thing about this ad is that Jayne Kennedy, the first black Miss Ohio, is not an emaciated stick figure. In fact, if you can get that body from drinking Tab, why not drink two a day?… » 1/10/08 2:45pm 1/10/08 2:45pm