David Mitzman | September 3, 2005
Just for clarification on that commercial:
What happens is there's this guy sitting in his apartment/office/whatever and the entire room is loaded up with historical stuff relating to Aaron Burr (guess he's a Burr buff). Anyway, he's listening to the radio and they announce that they're doing question of the day. The next listener they call who can answer the question "who shot alexander hamilton" will win the prize. His phone rings but he's eating a pb sammich so he obviously can't talk since he has no milk. THey say "sorry" and hang up. Fade out to him mumbling the name "aaron burr" to himself.

Yes, I watch a lot of tv.

Scott Hardie | September 3, 2005
I could swear the commercial took place at the Aaron Burr Museum, and the guy was surrounded by Aaron Burr memorabilia because he was the night attendant and had become a Burr expert by osmosis, but a press release (link) from the milk board says it took place in his apartment. Wtf? Anyway, it's interesting to learn that Michael Bay himself directed that commercial.

Amy Austin | September 3, 2005
Yeah, I'd say that the museum scenario was much more plausible... especially with "the actual bullet preserved in a glass curio" -- I mean, c'mon! Who's really *that* much of an Aaron Burr fan/buff that would have that kind of stuff... and then be totally crestfallen over missing a $10,000 question??? Just because the press release said it doesn't mean it's totally accurate, either...

Matthew Preston | September 3, 2005
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Scott Hardie | September 3, 2005
So I was right on the museum and wrong on the historical figure. It wouldn't be the first time in recent weeks I'd gotten the men confused.

Amy Austin | September 3, 2005
I don't know what a "500 Servlet Exception" is... but I'm guessing that the Alexander Hamilton Museum is, in fact, the correct venue?

Jackie Mason | September 4, 2005
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Kris Weberg | September 4, 2005
Aaron Burr, the second scariest Veep in U.S. history.

Scott Hardie | September 4, 2005
Yes, that's the setting of the commercial. And I had even thought of writing Alexander Hamilton Museum when I wrote the above comment, but I thought no, it would have to have been a Burr museum, which is the same dumb mistake I made on the goo.


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