Buy Mike Alexander a Dr Pepper 10

October 13, 2011 at 11:00 pm Leave a comment

I think it is really funny that Mike Alexander is practically starring in the latest radio commercials for Dr Pepper 10. USA Today ran a story on Monday about the new diet soda for men, then a few hours later, I was in the car and heard a radio commercial for Dr Pepper 10. The commercial lists a whole bunch of attributes that describe the typical Dr Pepper 10 consumer. Here is a partial list:


  • If you’ve ever hemmed your pants with duct tape…
  • If you sport a handlebar mustache…
  • If you’ve blogged about bacon

I almost drove off the road laughing at that last one, because Mike Alexander regularly blogs about bacon!

Mike Alexander is my co-author on the Pivot Table Data Crunching books, a funny presenter, and the host of DataPigTechnologies.com. If you follow Mike’s blog, you know that most of the time, Mike blogs about some useful Excel or Access trick. But, on weekends, Mike presents a new bacon recipe, such as this post for bacon-wrapped smokies.

Is it a coincidence that Mike lives just 10 miles up the road from Dr Pepper’s Plano TX headquarters? I half expect to see Mike’s mug on the back of the Dr Pepper 10 can…

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