Friday, August 7, 2009

Jif commercial



Anyone who knew me as a teen remembers my cat Gooshy. My mom had named her Marilyn, but that name just didn't "pop," as they say in the biz. I was obsessed with Gooshy. I carried her everywhere, communicated to her in babytalk, and pretty much annoyed the hell out of anyone who came within earshot.

With my actors fleeing me like I had the plague, it was inevitable that I would recruit Gooshy to star in a video. Despite her acting skills being superior to those of my usual actors, she was even more difficult to work with. Thankfully I had the good sense to know a good blooper reel when I saw it and thus this gem was born.

Scary side note: At the end of the video, for less than one second, there's a mysterious shot of my Grandpa (deceased). As far as I know, this split second is the only existing video footage of him. There's something eerie about it, as if his ghost is breaking through the footage to say hello. Hi, Grandpa.

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3 Comments:

At November 6, 2009 at 10:51 AM , Anonymous Anonymous said...

I like the Jif in the bowl shot. And apparently Grandpa was showing that maybe dogs like Jif too. Pretty cool cameo.

 
At November 6, 2009 at 10:51 AM , Anonymous Anonymous said...

Good ole Gooshead! -Jenny

 
At November 16, 2009 at 10:57 AM , Anonymous Anonymous said...

Good ole Gooshead!

 

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