This post isn’t technically about TV, it’s about a TV commercial.
Normally I wouldn’t chose to blog about TV commercials. But these particular commericials happen to be so ridiculously fantastic that I choose to make an exception.
Old Spice Guy. I know you’ve heard of him. Always has his shirt off. Rides horses backwards. Swan dives into hot tubs that collapse and leave him sitting on a motorcycle. The dude’s a YouTube phenomenon.
“Helllloo, ladies.” “Look at you’re man. Now back to me. Now back at your man. Now back to me.”
“I’m on a horse.”
The actor’s name is Isaiah Mustafa. He’s a former NFL wide receiver, and up until now his only acting credits have been on a soap opera or single-episode bit parts on random TV shows.
If you are ever in need of an absolutely hilarious way to waste anywhere from 5 minutes to a good hour, you simply must check out the Old Spice YouTube page, where Mr. Mustafa recorded over a hundred personalized responses to tweets and internet postings about his commercial.
The clips range from about 20-70 seconds long, including:
@aplusk (actor Ashton Kutcher) “Please let me know if there is any way I can be of assistance to either you, or any of your 1.2 kabillion Twitter people-type friends.” [WATCH IT]
@mrskutcher (actress Demi Moore), where he beats up a pirate-shaped pinata with a plastic fish. [WATCH IT]
Actress Alyssa Milano gets a total of four videos. First he flirts with her, then he offers to give her nose-CPR. Read the rest of this entry »