Culture Lust by Angela Carone
Thursday, May 8, 2008
My colleague Trisha, a wise woman from Imperial Valley who loves The Wire , just informed me about an interview in Newsweek with Amy Poehler. The following exchange takes place between interviewer and Amy Poehler:
Q: What cereal are you going to have?
A: Right now I’m down with Honey Nut Cheerios because that’s what Omar eats on “The Wire”
Q: Do you base all your food choices on television shows?
A: I don’t know if you’re a “Wire” fan, but on the show Omar travels far and wide and risks getting killed just to get a box of Honey Nuts. So I like to think it keeps me connected to the streets.
I just went to the Honey Nut Cheerios website ... lots of white people, upper middle class blacks, and the honey nut bee. Their marketing team needs to show some respect for Omar Little and let him endorse their product. Mad money to be made... street cred AND lower cholesterol. See Omar's quest for Honey Nut below... (Nudity alert: opening 30 seconds).
Comedia del arte
May 11, 2008 at 09:09 PM
Haha, well who wouldnt do that for some honey nuts!?!?
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