Time To Make the Doughnuts…In Heaven

Michael Vale, the Dunkin’ Donuts man, has passed away here in New York of complications from diabetes. In honor of his service in inciting us to snack, we will forgo any jokes about putting sprinkles on his ashes.

He was 83, or 6.9 dozen.

‘Time to make the doughnuts’ actor dies [CNN]

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  1. cenoxo says:

    Passing through that Great Donut Hole in the Sky…what a memorable character! I still mutter this phrase when dragging myself out of bed.

    More details about the DD ad campaign here.

    I’d say it’s time to submit Mike the Dunkin’ Donuts Man’s famous line to the Advertising Slogans Hall of Fame. Here’s the pertinent info (you’ll also need to submit your name and email address):

    • Nominated line: Time to make the donuts!
    • Advertiser: Dunkin’ Donuts
    • Ad agency responsible: Ally & Gargano, New York
    • Year first run: 1983
    • Location where run: USA