When this TV ad appeared before my eyeballs this morning, I had to hit the pause and rewind buttons on my remote control to make sure I wasn't still dreaming. Nope. That was comedian Bobby Tisdale in a new Sony TV ad. Oh, right. He was being sold on Sony by a panel of experts led by Julia Allison, alongside Peyton Manning and Justin Timberlake and a little girl. And they played Wac-A-Mole. Sure. Right. Obviously. Now, if you do not have the Internets (you have the Internets, you're looking at it right now!), then perhaps you do not know who some of these people are. One of them is a famous singer. One of them is a famous professional athlete. One of them is a little girl. One of them is a former dating columnist for a local magazine. I won't tell you which one is which. Let's just say this 30-second spot is like an "Only in New York" moment brought to life. By Sony. Roll the clip!
And for your further viewing pleasure, here is a clip from a new online series from Mr. Bobby Tisdale called "Bobby Pre-Dinner Dinner Show." In this first episode, Tisdale is waiting on his dinner guest, Edward Van Halen, when he and his dog, Lewis, share epiphanies: