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Tuesday, April 19, 2011

Charles Barkley

CelebriGum is thrilled to announce its first product placement deal with a major corporation!  


Okay, it's not exactly a deal yet, but I'm hoping that by highlighting what appears to be a bottle of Diet Coke held by Charles Barkley, I'll inspire the fine people at Coca-Cola to get on board.  For an offer somewhere in the mid-seven figure range, I'd consider renaming this website "Coca-Cola Presents CelebriGum."

Or, if that's too much of a commitment, ten bucks to cover CelebriGum's domain registration fee for the year would be great.

6 comments:

  1. As legal counsel on behalf of the Coca Cola Corporation, its subsidiaries, local Coca Cola bottlers, and affiliates, I must warn you to immediately cease the unauthorized use of our name, trademark, products, and any future product merchandising, or face the severest of criminal penalties.

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  2. The Toast in the MachineApril 19, 2011 at 10:08 PM

    Dear Karl,
    Good luck proving from the grainy image above that Charles Barkley isn't, in fact, simply preparing to lob a Molotov Cocktail prepared using a bottle of indeterminate origin. And from a liability standpoint, I hope for Coca-Cola's sake that they are not found to be implicated in any way in this illegal act of domestic terrorism.
    Warmest regards,
    Abner Malady, attorney at lunch

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  3. Karl
    And the penalty would be what, having to drink the afore mentioned product?

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  4. I'm just glad CelebriGum can afford a large team of pricey lawyers. Sounds like this could get ugly.

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  5. I'm more of a Pepsi man, so what do I care?

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