Wednesday, July 02, 2008

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Have you heard the commercials on the radio? They really sell that state. Who doesn't want to hang out with 3,200 miles of fresh water shoreline? Every time I hear that commercial (which is every 4 minutes or so), I want to steer my car towards I-94 East and head to one of their 11,000 inland lakes and streams. But Jill and I had a debate on who the voiceover in the commercial is. She said it's Tim Allen, I said it's the dad from Home Alone.

Now I'll admit, my argument wasn't exactly fool-proof. Mr. McCallister has no ties to Michigan whatsoever. At least none that I know of. And we all know about Tim Allen's ties. He's from Detroit, he based Home Improvement on one of the suburbs. Hell, he even wore a Grand Valley State sweatshirt in one of the episodes. I know it, Grand Valley! So even as I was saying it's the Home Alone guy, I knew there was a good chance Jill was right. Turns out she was. I looked it up. It's Tim Allen.

I hate admitting defeat.

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  1. Jeremy Says:

    good call.

    on the commercials it's jeff daniels. which is funny cuz all i can think of every time i see him is dumb & dumber.

  2. Jeremy Says:

    uh... tv commercials... in case that wasn't clear.

  3. Erin Says:

    So strange that you mentioned Mr. McCallister because my friend and I were having a Home Alone quote war via email today. (We're both really productive.)

    "Too bad Acey ain't in charge no more, he's upstairs taking a bath."

  4. Greg Says:

    I tell you what i'm gonna give you, Snakes. I'm gonna give you to the count of 10 to get your lying, yellow, no-good kiester off my property, before I pump your guts full of lead!

    1....2.... TEN!!!!!