Dr. Pepper Ten and the Manly Beverage

pepper hawk– – Wouldn’t you like to have a hawk for a friend that obligingly drops off a cold drink when you’ve a hankering for one?  The dude in the “No Man’s Land” commercial for Dr. Pepper 10 does, and also frolics with a bear in the wilderness, tears and chews bark right off a tree, and effortlessly carries a huge log with one arm!  Such things are apparently possible when you partake of  “The Manliest Low-Calorie Soda in the History of Mankind.”  Welcome to the manly world of Dr. Pepper 10, so manly it’s packaged in gunmetal-gray cans.- -Would Hillary Clinton drink this?- –I think not!

‘Ya see, diet sodas are frequently perceived as wimpy drinks unfavored by manly men, so the good folks at Dr. Pepper have brought us this neo-version of Grizzly Adams to counter this perception.  Partaking of it’s “bold flavor” and ten calories enables us to be “wild and free,” or so they would have us believe; all that’s missing is a drum circle.  So much for guys being sensitive and in touch with our feelings, and I like my diet drinks just fine.- -I’ll gladly take a friendly hawk and a bear buddy, though, if anyone’s offering…

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2 Comments on “Dr. Pepper Ten and the Manly Beverage”

  1. carycomic Says:

    Actually, the commercial is probably a spoof of the old Hamm’s Beer commercials from the 1970’s I understand from an autobiographical memoir (“Elephants In The Basement”) that the bear in those commercials was a trained grizzly, named Sasha, appearing as the pet/companion of a pinto-riding mountain man (played by Sasha’s trainer).


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