Ataraxia: The State of Relaxation

Via Al Ridenour, the fine ‘n’ twisted mind behind Art of Bleeding, we are introduced to this vintage promotional film for tranquilizers:

Youtube documentarian Miquel writes: “This is quite odd; laboratory bottles with faces, a strange crystalline drug that turns red water blue, disembodied arms and a very “Bob” looking salesman. Take your pills & relax! ‘Of all the states across this nation, the happiest by far is the state of relaxation.'”

2 Responses to “Ataraxia: The State of Relaxation”

  1. Laura Says:

    And it’s so weird to hear this sound sample without the Everclear track jumping in.

  2. Helen Says:

    Laura, you so beat me to it! Always wondered where that sample was from!