Speaking of Batman…
So DC’s giving the whole new reader-friendly line of comics another shot. This time it’s called Earth One. Can it succeed where All Star only partly failed (All Star Batman and Robin the Boy Wonder, I’m looking at you). Well, I don’t know either way, but find out more here!
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Man, Batman sure was a fag for his parents.
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Over at Examiner.com, I have written a little bit about some comics and comic-related things that came out this week. Savage Dragon #155 is one of those. Here‘s the rest!
If you’ll recall from last year, I wrote a post about my favorite Christmas Commericals. One of my choices was everyone’s favorite, “Peter comes home” Folgers commercial. Well, while home over Thanksgiving this year, I happened to see an updated version of that commercial.
Now, it’s kind of a strange update because, instead of Peter presumably hitchhiking home from college, the new not-Peter (I’ll call him this because at no point does his sister shout out “PETER!”) has returned home from West Africa. From some sort of “volunteer” program that has a symbol vaguely similar to UNICEF. Check moment 0:07, as it’s on his backpack. Anyway, it proceeds like the old Folger’s commercial, even with the sister doting on not-Peter (“I waited up all night for you,ya’ know”), despite the fact that she’s probably 10 years older than the original sister. Coffee is smelled, poured, parents awake. Then it gets a little weird. Not-Peter says he’s gotten a gift for little-big sister. It’s exchanged. But then they both kind of get bedroom eyes for a few seconds. Until mom and dad thankfully break up the awkward scene. And then we’re played out by everyone’s favorite King-of-Queen’s-theme-song-singing Billy Vera.
A future classic? Possibly. But it’s still no Taco John’s Faliz Navidad commercial. Which I tried searching for AGAIN this year,but no dice.
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Tagged "And from Taco John's", Billy Vera, christmas, Christmas Advertisements, Christmas Commercials, Folgers Coffee, Folgers Coffee Christmas Commercial, Folgers Coffee Commercials, King of Queens, Retro Folgers Commercials, Taco John's, Taco John's Feliz Navidad, UNICEF, West Africa
Yowza! would I like to get one of these bad boys! I’m definitely one for cuddlin’ and when I can’t get the real deal this is a fine substitute. At least it won’t push away, or adjust because they’re “uncomfortable” or pass gas in the middle of “the mood”. This is a bit big for stocking stuffer, but doesn’t mean you can’t make a giant stocking!!!!
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Tagged arm, arm pillow, bed, christmas, Christmas gift ideas, christmas present, Christmas present ideas, FAIL, gift, invention, japanese, pillow, sleep, stocking stuffer, weird invention, xmas