Throwback Thursday: The casual sexism of coffee commercials

This week’s Throwback Thursday features how coffee has been sold to you across decades, from Folgers to Sanka and Yuban. Let’s say a lot of the approaches taken wouldn’t fly today.

Many of these commercials weren’t just hot and strong on the caffeine, but on sexism too. Many flustered housewives of the 1960s and ’70s were apparently relying heavily on their coffees to perk up their domestic bliss — or that’s what the coffee brands wanted them to think.

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