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Popeyes To KFC: “There’s A New Sadness Bowl On The Block.”

Coke vs Pepsi. Mac vs PC. Claritin vs Zyrtec. And now…KFC’s Original Bowls vs Popeye’s Big Easy Chicken Bowl, $3.49 worth of random ingredients thrown together to get us through these tough economic times. Patton Oswalt is going to have to come out of the self-imposed book-writing blog retirement he went into this morning just for this:

You would think that a company copying a food product from their #1 competitor that is universally synonymous with stomach “issues” would make a commercial less evocative of Candid Camera or Pun’kd. (Via Punchline Magazine. You can listen to Patton’s now-classic KFC bowls bit there.)