“It’s Fine In Moderation”

You know you’ve got a bad reputation when you have to make commercials begging people to believe you’re really not all that terrible.  “It’s fine in moderation…REALLY!!!”  Sad and desperate.

High-fructose corn syrup, this is the equivalent of bribing the popular kids to let you sit with them at lunch.  Proud of yourself?


From Found in Mom’s Basement:


Aside from the general absurdity of the ad, check out where the “Rice Council of America” is located!  For those of you not interested in peering at the fine print, it’s Box 22802, Houston, Texas 77027.  Sweet.

Houston: Crazy Rice Pioneers of the 1960s.

…I wonder if they still distribute that intriguing-sounding “Rice Ideas Men Like” pamphlet…