Friday, October 23, 2009

One Last Pie in the Face, Darn

Soupy Sales, sadly has passed away. You may be too young to remember, but Soupy Sales was this guy:

In what would have turned into one heck of a viral story if the Internet had been around in 1965, a disgruntled Sales ended his New Year's Day broadcast of The Soupy Sales Show by instructing his young audience to creep into their parents' bedrooms, take their parents' "funny green pieces of paper with pictures of U.S. Presidents," and mail the paper to him.

When money started arriving at the studio, Sales explained he was only joking and either returned the dough or donated the unreturnables to charity.

The man was a genius. RIP Soupy.