Tuesday, March 27, 2012
Meet Gregory McCreeperson, McDonald's voice of wisdom
This is Gregory. He is the new face of McDonald's Extra Value Menu.
He is also creepy as hell.
Gregory (who has his own section on the McDonald's web site) looks like he's supposed to represent wisdom and experience, and they expect young guys to appreciate the irony of this frumpy old man giving unsolicited advice on life and love.
But the Burger Business blog sees him differently: "If he looks familiar, it may be because he looks like the weary, burned-out history teacher we all had in high school. If you were especially unlucky he also was your counselor who never really knew your name. "
It's also interesting to note than Spanish-speaking Americans are spared Gregory's advice: