There should be an annual award for nepotistic casting in local commercials. It’s actually kind of sweet, the way family businesses view marketing their brand as a roll-up-your sleeves and chip in family chore, like a barn raising. No need for real actors, we’ll do it ourselves, and maybe it’ll be little Johnny’s big break. Last night, I saw this prime example for a Honda dealership in Queens. The chick is probably a professional actress, but there’s no way this dude has ever acted, or thought about acting, before:
I like how he doesn’t seem to realize he’s in a commercial nor is he required to pay attention.