Weiner? Wiener? Let’s Call the Whole Thing Off

The hardchuckling staff has no idea who put these two ads together in yesterday’s New York Times Summer Movies section, but we thoroughly approve.


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Just to be clear: Weiner is a documentary about “disgraced New York Congressman Anthony Weiner’s mayoral campaign and the landscape of today’s political landscape.” Whatever the hell that means.




Wiener-Dog, on the other hand, “[c]hronicles the life of a dog as it travels around the country, spreading comfort and joy.” So no real spot for the soi-disant Carlos Danger there, right?

Wait! Maybe there is a connection.

From the New York Post’s Page Six two months ago:

Carlos Danger wants to sell you a hot dog

The disgraced former congressman responded to Burger King’s Screen Shot 2016-05-02 at 3.55.31 PMannouncement Wednesday that rapper Snoop Dogg would be their spokesperson for the forthcoming launch of grilled hot dogs at the venerable fast food joint.

“OK, I gotta admit Snoop is a brilliant pick for this,” he tweeted. “But I can think of one guy woulda been better.”

Actually, no.

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2 Responses to Weiner? Wiener? Let’s Call the Whole Thing Off

  1. Curmudgeon says:

    Perhaps Huma might be a better pitch-person.

    An orange jumpsuit with her federal prison number stenciled on it would make for a memorable photo…

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