Monthly Archives: April 2015

Rudy R. Perz, Creator of The Pillsbury Doughboy

Advertising whiz Rudy R. Perz, creator of the iconic Pillsbury Doughboy, pinched his final loaf this week after failing frantically to pop a fresh breadstick. Upon hearing the news, Liz Nordlie, President of Pillsbury, released a statement saying, “We paid … Continue reading

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Darrell Winfield, Marlboro Man and Full-Flavored Smoke

Darrell Winfield, one of the most recognizable Marlboro Men, primarily because he was the only one who lived long enough to get recognized, is dead after a prolonged illness that probably started 50 years ago. Although he lived to the … Continue reading

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Melvin Gordon, CEO Of Tootsie Roll

Melvin Gordon, chief executive of Tootsie Roll Industries, is dead after more than half a century spent desperately trying to pass a sticky, brown log that refused to melt even during the hot summer months. Shocked family members say they … Continue reading

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