7.21.2009

The Jane Ellen Experience Podcast Summary #96 Tue 07.21.09

Have you seen the banned German Sprite ad yet? You really need to. I want to be know how it was pitched. You can find it on You Tube of course. On the one hand, it is genius in that you know the people are nude yet no body parts are shown. On the other hand, who thought it was a good idea to have a guy's penis replaced with a bottle of Sprite and spray it all over a girl's face? Well, someone did. And that's why it was banned. I don't know if it's playing anywhere but on the internet at this point. As Jim pointed out, do you want to equate, well, you know, with the taste of Sprite? Wouldn't that be bad for business?

Sony is negotiating a $50 million deal with AEG to release a documentary on Michael Jackson's final days. There is apparently a lot of footage from rehearsals as he prepared for his London concerts and that's what the documentary would be. Fascinating stuff.

What do you do with a 151 pound fudge-packed cupcake that is one foot tall and two feet wide? After it's certified to be the world's largest, you give it to a pig farm. Lucky pigs.

Simon Cowell said, "I've made it clear that I want Paula on the show." However, American Idol isn't his show, like X Factor and Britain's Got Talent. Sooooo, we shall see.

Emma Watson is going to attend Brown University this fall in Providence, RI. Providence, birthplace of my parents.

And if you want to know how much damage a giant wiener can do to a house, well, you're just going to have to listen to the show. www.thejaneellen.com click on Hear Jane.