Dear Orville Redenbacher's Gourmet Popping Corn

Tom Bartlett delights in sending cockeyed letters to consumer product divisions. We delight in posting them. If you haven’t seen it, you should probably watch this commercial where they digitally reanimate Orville Redenbacher first before reading his latest.

Dear Orville Redenbacher’s Gourmet Popping Corn,

First of all, let me say how much I enjoy Orville Redenbacher’s Gourmet Popping Corn. Light, fluffy and oh-so tender, Orville Redenbacher’s Gourmet Popping Corn makes a perfect snack unless you’re allergic to corn (I’m not). Heck yeah!

Anyway. I like your ads, too. Some people think bringing Orville back to life digitally was creepy, ghoulish and downright disturbing. Those people are such babies! I wish more dead people were on TV. It’s not like they have anything better to do, you know?

Pop off!

All the best,


Orville Redenbacher’s

reply, inside…

Dear Mr. Bartlett,

Thank you for contacting us regarding our Orville Redenbacher’s

commercial. We appreciate hearing from our consumers about our products.

Comments from the users of our products are always helpful. It is only by meeting the needs of consumers like you that we can continue to be successful. Your feedback will be shared with others in our company.

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ConAgra Foods Consumer Affairs

CONSUMER E-MAIL: Orville Redenbacher’s Gourmet Popping Corn [Minor Tweaks] (Thanks to Grant!)