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Old 03-28-2012, 07:09 PM
cochrane cochrane is offline
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Alec Baldwin makes fun of airline incident in new commercial

Alec Baldwin, who was ejected from an American Airlines flight in December for refusing to turn off his cell phone while still on the ground, has made light of it in a recent Capital One commercial.

The commercial, which teams Baldwin up with the Vikings from another series of commercials, ends with Baldwin asking, "What's in your wallet?" A Viking then asks Baldwin if his phone can play games. Baldwin replies,

"Not on the runway, no."
Old 03-28-2012, 07:11 PM
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Yeah, I saw it a couple of months ago. The final line is the best part of the commercial.
"If a person saying he was something was all there was to it, this country'd be full of rich men and good-looking women. Too bad it isn't that easy.... In short, when someone else says you're a writer, that's when you're a writer... not before."
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Old 03-29-2012, 09:48 AM
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Ah, I didn't even know what that was referencing.

That pairing still doesn't work and Alec Baldwin is still hilarious.
Old 03-29-2012, 10:42 AM
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It's been taken down off Youtube & I can't find it.
Old 03-29-2012, 11:47 AM
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I have noticed that the 30 Rock team--Alec Baldwin, Tina Fey, Jane Krakowski--come off as utterly bland and personality-free in their recent TV commercials. "Talent" depends a lot on being nurtured by good writing and direction.
Old 03-29-2012, 01:08 PM
cochrane cochrane is offline
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Originally Posted by kath94 View Post
It's been taken down off Youtube & I can't find it.
Damn. Oh, well. Apparently Capital One requested the takedown since it was posted by a third party.
Old 05-01-2012, 08:41 PM
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It's here on YouTube....


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