Friday, October 24, 2014

Captain Hadacol

Facebook friend Bruce G. sent me a copy of the image below and I had no idea what it was. This being teh Internet, however, I'm now pretty well-versed in the fact that Captain Hadacol and his comic book and club were used as advertising shills for Hadacol, a Louisiana patent medicine from the mid-20th century. described as "a little honey, a little alcohol and some Vitamin B." For the full fascinating story, go here:

1 comment:

  1. There's a great old song called HADACOL BOOGIE that's on my running playlist. Every time I hear that from now on, I'm going to wonder: is the Hadacol Boogie what I'll get from drinking this crap? Where is the nearest porta-potty?