November 2, 2010, - 1:55 pm

He’s Not on Any Ballot, But He’s BAAAACK!

By Debbie Schlussel

In between federal trials, one of Barack Obama’s old (and former) friends is back in the limelight in a questionable ad for pistachios, video below.  Also below, another of the pistachio industry’s new, um, “spokesmodels.”  Eating a pistachio off a tanning bed?  Eeuuww.  Not exactly a way to promote pistachios as something you wanna eat.  It’s about as sanitary as licking a stripper pole. The ad looks kinda like, “Married to the Mob Chomps Pistachios,” minus the beauty of Michelle Pfeiffer.

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5 Responses

I prefer the one with retired USMC Drill Sergeant R. Lee Ermey (of Full Metal Jacket fame) who ORDERS the pistachio to crack! That plus his turn as a drill sergeant turned therapist in the GEICO commercials proves he’s still making a living being himself.

Sean on November 2, 2010 at 3:04 pm

I love that keyboard cat spot! Adorable cat looks like our sweet cat who died this Summer.

Sewsalot on November 2, 2010 at 5:01 pm

LOL! R. Lee Ermey has starred in the two best commercials of the year. What a gem he is!

I also like the vampire one. Eating a pistachio from a tanning bed is prolly the cleanest and most wholesome that nasty skank “Snooky” has done in her life.

Parrots love pistachios. They go crazy for the treats. I like to think of all the beautiful birds I know when I think of pistachios!

Skunky on November 2, 2010 at 6:33 pm

Remember the pistachio food poisoning 1 1/2 years ago?

Little Al on November 2, 2010 at 10:06 pm

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