October 27, 2006

There is nothing they won't sell

Weíve all seen athletes that do endorsements for various products. Every time you turn on the TV you see someone hocking anything from aspirin to Zima (Nasty as it is). Inevitably some athletes are more popular then others. Every Sunday as I watch the Football games I see multiple adds that have Peyton Manning in them, some are even hilarious, but heís not the worst out there. Some friends of mine are huge NASCAR fans. Personally, I find it boring and donít count it as a sportÖ but that is an argument for another post, again. Occasionally Iíve gone over to watch races with them, mainly to drink beer, socialize and cheer for crashes (where no one gets hurt).

It was during these little parties that I noticed one driver in particular had the lionís share of commercials. The guy was on at least one out of every three commercials. I started dubbing the guy ďMedia WhoreĒ. Of course Iím referring to Dale Earnhardt Jr. From what I can tell there is nothing this guy will not put his name or likeness to. I canít count the numerous products Iíve seen him endorse. Iím just waiting for him to cross the final boundary and start selling feminine hygiene products.

I can just see the commercial now.

Dale: ďNot all tampons are the same. When you are being active or sitting in a car for a long time, the last thing you want is leakage. During the race I hug the walls and so do these NASCAR Tampons. Nothing gets past them, just like me! With the easy applicator you can insert them faster then my car coming out of turn number three in Daytona. The handy braided string with the number 8 logo gives you easier extraction then pulling Tony Stewart out of a car after a crash. There is even an indicator on it to tell you if you need to change, just like a crew chief. So remember, NASCAR Tampons for life in the fast lane!Ē

YeaÖ Sadly Iím thinking Iím actually going to see this commercial in a couple of years.

Posted by Contagion in General assholery at October 27, 2006 05:52 PM | TrackBack