I think they should rename “Church and Chapel” to “Creepy and Creepier”

March 19th, 2006

Yes, discount viagra clinic Milwaukee-area funeral home Church and Chapel has the right to advertise on television.

But they aren’t doing themselves any favors.

Every time I see one of their creepy TV spots featuring a cadaverous Gordon Hinkley, I say to myself, “I wouldn’t be caught dead using that place.”

Unless they do viking funerals. I really want a viking funeral.

(Note to my “friends.” I want it AFTER I’m dead.)

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6 Comments Add your own

  • 1. Aaron  |  March 19th, 2006 at 9:48 am

    * Elliot Stearns is not a spokesman for Church and Chapel.

  • 2. Administrator  |  March 19th, 2006 at 9:56 am

    Have you been to their web site, Aaron?

    They have a disclaimer next to Gordon’s picture that says:

    * Gordon Hinkley is the spokesperson for Church and Chapel and is not a funeral director

    I wonder if they had to do that because people kept asking Gordon for embalming advice.

  • 3. Casper  |  March 19th, 2006 at 11:25 am

    One of the tough things about advertising funeral services is getting testimonials from former clients.

    And I think Hinkly’s disclaimer should be something like “*Gordon Hinkley is not dead.”

    There was a recent rerun of Frasier where the characters had to sit in a whirlpool so Frasier could testify to how much he liked the hot tub as a spokesman for the store.

    I wonder if Hinkley’s ever spent some time in a coffin.

  • 4. Melinda Omdahl  |  March 20th, 2006 at 11:35 pm

    LOL Casper. I think the disclaimer for Gordon being alive would be nice.

  • 5. grumps  |  March 21st, 2006 at 9:41 am

    My vote for best Viking funeral?

    Blake Edwards’ S.O.B.

    And you get to see Julie Andrews’ ta-tas.

  • 6. Administrator  |  March 21st, 2006 at 9:51 am

    “And you get to see Julie Andrews‚Äô ta-tas.”

    Yeah, I’m still scarred.

    Mary Poppins? Sure.

    Julie poppin’? Shiver.

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