How Did Stride Never Do An Ad With Rowdy Roddy Piper?

How did Stride never do an ad with Rowdy Roddy Piper? Remember how they used to market themselves as the “ridiculously long lasting” gum? Remember the following scene?

Stride missed a golden opportunity. Parody.

Imagine a commercial where Rowdy Roddy Piper walks into the bank and says: “I have come here to chew bubble gum and kick ass, and I’m all out of–” but is interrupted by one of the aliens, who hands him a piece of Stride. Then the alien looks at the camera and says: “Looks like we’ve got some time.”


About David S. Atkinson

David S. Atkinson enjoys typing about himself in the third person, although he does not generally enjoy speaking in such a fashion. However, he is concerned about the Kierkegaard quote "Once you label me you negate me." He worries that if he attempts to define himself he will, in fact, nullify his existence...
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