July 25th, 2007


The age of the Internet changes everything.

My roommate, ducttapeavenger, spent years trying to find someone who not just remembered the Swedish Chef's cereal, but someone who could actually remember the name of it.

After a long and exhausting search, one night in my dorm room a few years ago, a classmate of mine calmly replied the answer to his query, "Croonchy Stars." These days, all that it would have taken was a quick Google search and this piece of Americana trivia would have been easily solved.

There was a show, I remembered from my childhood, that no one else seemed to remember. Occasionally, at a party or just a gathering of friends, I would bring it up. No one seemed to remember this show.

After a phone discussion with a friend last night, who also didn't remember this show, I decided to go to YouTube. And there it was, in all it's glory. I give you the intro:

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