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Nothing Comes Between Massachusetts Senator Scott Brown And His Calvins

Calvins, Jordache, whatever.

The year is 1983. Scott Brown is young and handsome and making $20 thousand for a Jordache commercial, which was the equivalent of $500 million in 1983. That is a lot of money for a jeans commercial! Therefore, he was rich and all the women should want to vote for him except that he has girl babies.

Also, he runs like a girl.


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  1. PuckStopsHere

    Jordache sounds kinda French to me. Are those the pants one wears when one wants to eat cheese and be a surrender monkey?

    1. thatsitfortheother1

      No, those are Capris. Jordache is what you wear if you want Scott Brown to sit on your face.

  2. Chet Kincaid_

    "You've got the look, that's all together…you've got the look I want to know better…"
    My God, Editrix, why did you make me remember that?! Not cool!!

  3. ManchuCandidate

    Jordache jeans were the perfect training material for the Teabagger anger bears Brown has to deal with today. At first, they felt okay but after a while they'd squeeze if you bent too much then make you go numb and were all too uncomfortably tight around the crotch.

  4. Tundra Grifter

    Nothing comes between a Republican and his Calvins. And his Roberts, Todds, Juans, and Jimmys. Also.

  5. actor212

    Hang on. I know the Nakash family, the owners of the Jordache label, and they told me decades ago that they only hired gay men for their…

    Oh my.

    Well, it would explain the Playgirl spread. Never could sort that out.

    1. Chet Kincaid_

      Ooh, you hobnob with the Nakash family! Of Jordache. The jeans! Have you heard of them?! Thanks for that tidbit, Dude, we are going to ride you mercilessly now!

  6. coolhandnuke

    I liked him better in the Hi Karate aftershave commercial where he got kicked in the nuts.

      1. actor212

        Which you probably bought for him every Father's Day and Christmas, faithfully, right?

        Little known secret: no father wore Hai Karate. They survived their kids.

          1. viennawoods13

            We got our dad handkerchiefs. Because for some unknown reason into the 1970's he still used them as opposed to kleenex.

    1. HarryButtle

      I was thinkin' the same thing…no self-respecting heterosexual guy would have been caught dead in Jordache jeans in 1983.

      1. BerkeleyBear

        Well, for 20 grand Brown probably would have done a lot of things back then. God knows he's willing to sell his soul cheap now.

  7. Goonemeritus

    Did he get off the train for the young lady or was he just showing an early contempt for Amtrak?

  8. johnnyzhivago

    I call BS – he was obviously messing with her head. That's the Morristown & Erie tourist RR in NJ – and it only goes like a mile to a beer distributor and an asphalt plant.

    Also a big "BOO" from Operation Lifesaver for encouraging people to embrace on active RR tracks.

  9. Chet Kincaid_

    Uh oh, now they're going to post video of Elizabeth Warren in warpaint as a backup singer for Adam Ant, which I believe she counted as her "Native American heritage."

  10. UnholyMoses

    Is it just me, or does anyone else have REO Speedwagon's version of "Riding the Storm Out" runnin' through their head right now … ?

  11. ChernobylSoup

    They knew back in '83 that their time at the top of the jean pool was limited, and this is all part of a 29 year long guerrilla marketing campaign to get Jordache back on the shelves, and back on your asses.

      1. fuflans

        well i was a baby.

        still, this climate feels more poisonous than any in my living memory.

        (tho to be fair, the jeans are a lot better).

          1. fuflans

            yes, that is really all i mean. i didn't know what the wingnuts were thinking and i wish i still didn't know what they were thinking.

            though to be fair, we wouldn't be having this conversation without it.

    1. BarackMyWorld

      If by "we" you mean straight male white people, then maybe. Everyone else was still pretty reviled, Coke commercials and music videos not withstanding.

    1. Isyaignert

      Raynd – good one!! I've taken to calling Mrs. Mittens "Ayn Rmoney" ever since her 'you people' comment.

  12. viennawoods13

    Wow. The intensity, the raw emotion of that fight on the bleachers- this man is wasting himself on the Senate! He needs to get back to acting!

  13. Tundra Grifter

    We used to sneak into Levi's cafeteria on the edge of North Beach for a nice, inexpensive lunch. Sitting down it was easy to notice the employees wore every brand of jeans made.

    I thought this was rather stupid. If you make Fords for a living, you sure as Hell don't drive a Honda to work.

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