Schweddy Balls: Now An Ice Cream!

View Comments

schweddy balls Schweddy Balls: Now An Ice Cream!

Would YOU buy Schweddy Balls?  It’ll soon be available in your grocer’s freezer!  That’s the newest flavor of Ben & Jerry’s ice cream.  If you’re horribly offended, then you probably don’t know the origin of the concept.  In 1998, Alec Baldwin was guest hosting Saturday Night Live.  He did a skit as Pete Schweddy with Molly Shannon and Ana Gasteyer called “Delicious Dish.”  It was a play on the “excitement” of National Public Radio.

The new flavor is described as “Vanilla ice cream with a hint of rum & loaded with fudge covered rum & malt balls.”  Ya know…they had me at rum!

benjerry Schweddy Balls: Now An Ice Cream!

Upon hearing the news, Alec issued a press release: “For a long time, I thought that ‘Here Lies Pete Schweddy’would end up on my tombstone. Now, thanks to Ben & Jerry’s, the goodness of the Schweddy family recipe won’t go with me to the great beyond. It is immortalized here, right now, and it’s an ice cream. Ben & Jerry’s and Schweddy. Two great names in American dessert, together at last.”

I was hesitant to post this.  But, I figure…if the video appeared on “Inside The Actors Studio,” it’s gotta be classy enough for KOOL!  Ahh, the art of double entendre.  GENIUS!

View Comments
blog comments powered by Disqus
Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 358 other followers