All posts tagged: Brett Favre

Wheaties Box Athletes

What is the ultimate goal of an athlete? To play professionally? To win a championship? To win an Olympic medal? To beat the domestic abuse/blood doping accusation? The answer is yes to everyone of those questions because athletes are greedy. However, while setting out to accomplish all of those goals they may end up on the cover of a Wheaties box and they will also pretend like that is the highlight of their career even though we know it isn’t. With that said, there was a time when being on a Wheaties box was a huge deal (at least to the kids who ate the cereal and wanted nothing more than to be that athlete on the box). I don’t think being on a Wheaties box carries the gravitas it once did back in the day, my breakfast is now a steady diet of left over pizza and diet Rockstar energy drinks (gotta keep the calories down somewhere). Frankly, I don’t really care, this is The Nostalgia Blog and we are all about talking about …

Got Milk? Magazine Edition

Milk ads. Is there anything better? Yes, like a million things. Take sex for instance. Sex is pretty awesome…or so I’ve heard. But enough sex talk you perverts, we are here to talk about Milk Ads. Speaking of that, here are a few of my favorite Got Milk? print ads from popular 90s magazines like People, TIME and Seventeen. Be warned…in one of these pictures it’s not milk on the person’s face… Brett Favre 1997 (I like to drink my milk in my Wrangler Jeans…Touchdown!) Cal Ripken Jr. 1998 (I was baseball’s ironman, take that Robert Downey Jr!) Cast of Frasier 1998 (Sherry Niles? No! We’re having Milk Frasier) Austin Powers 1999 (Judo Chop!) Kermit The Frog 1999 (I don’t think tadpoles drink milk…this ad is a lie) Jimmy Smits & Dennis Franz 1997 (These guys HATE being in this ad) Rebecca Romijn 1998 (Milk’s done that body good) Hanson 1997 (Answer: This Ad. Question: What could be worse than Hanson’s music?) Sarah Michelle Gellar 1998 (Milk’s done that body good, where do I come …