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Video: The story behind the most awesome brand name ever

posted at 5:48 pm on January 26, 2013 by

Maybe I should go grocery shopping more often.  I was picking up a few things at a local Byerly’s and found this very real product on the shelf:

 

Yes, that’s a real product called Crapola! — cranberry-apple granola that promises, er … regularity.  Can you guess what their latest product is named?

I didn’t buy any this time, but I’m already regretting it.  Hey, I buy enough crapola already — why not buy some healthy Crapola!

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Just listen to obama or any other lame democrat speak and you can have all the crapola you want……

crosshugger on January 26, 2013 at 6:09 PM

Just tune in to network news. It’s like eating a whole box of Colin Blow cereal. Yeah, not a real product but then it’s not real news.

onomo on January 26, 2013 at 6:14 PM

Can you guess what their latest product is named?

Shinola?

GWB on January 26, 2013 at 6:17 PM

Colin Blow cereal.

onomo on January 26, 2013 at 6:14 PM

Colon blow. Colin blow is something entirely different. (And I am NOT going there!)

GWB on January 26, 2013 at 6:19 PM

Can you guess what their latest product is named?

Biden ’16. If fiber doesn’t work, this will really scare the crap out of you.

Flange on January 26, 2013 at 6:22 PM

Typical earthy crunchy granola heads, your perfect barky voter.
blah.

MontanaMmmm on January 26, 2013 at 6:37 PM

Crapola would be insulted by any comparison to Obama or Democrats.

22044 on January 26, 2013 at 6:42 PM

Good for them. I wonder why they have a Palin bobble head on their machinery.

Cindy Munford on January 26, 2013 at 6:45 PM

It is probably a rip-off of this company that makes the same product with the almost the same name

keep the change on January 26, 2013 at 7:10 PM

I was going to make a joke about being able to tell the crap from the crapola -something about waiting twenty-four hours or so- but then I watched the video to the end.

And I saw the Sarah Palin doll head on a stick.

Now I just feel like beating the crapola out of some hippies.

M240H on January 26, 2013 at 8:26 PM

I don’t live far from Ely; it’s full of fruits and nuts. There are some very nice folks up there, but I’ve yet to meet a one who was not a strange bird in one way or another.

Crapola is very tasty. Not sure about that Palin head, though. I’m kind of surprised that Jason Davis left that in the piece. He usually doesn’t play politics with the “On the Road” series from the several I’ve seen.

AScott on January 26, 2013 at 10:05 PM

Like the guy on Everyone Loves Raymond says: “Holy Crap!”

Galtian on January 26, 2013 at 11:30 PM

Can you guess what their latest product is named?

A board game based on their success, called “Urine the Money”?

Shy Guy on January 26, 2013 at 11:43 PM

Like the guy on Everyone Loves Raymond says: “Holy Crap!”

Galtian on January 26, 2013 at 11:30 PM

The father, Frank Barone. “I could have eaten a box of Alpha-Bits and crapped a better interview!”

davidk on January 26, 2013 at 11:43 PM

And then there is Holy Crap cereal. Very decent, mixed into yogurt. It doesn’t really hold me as long as they claim it should, though. I mix my own from the same basic ingredients, plus ground flax seed meal from Trader Joe’s.

chotii on January 27, 2013 at 12:06 AM

Like the guy on Everyone Loves Raymond says: “Holy Crap!”

Galtian on January 26, 2013 at 11:30 PM

And Jeff Dunham’s Achmed the Dead Terrorist.

JimC on January 27, 2013 at 3:22 AM

You are missing their slogan mark at the end of their radio commercial. lulz

Shy Guy on January 27, 2013 at 5:37 AM

1:42 mark… Not buying this crapola.

Fallon on January 27, 2013 at 9:52 AM

“Hippies are lots of fun, as long as they are not involved in commerce.” Phil MacNutt

Fallon on January 27, 2013 at 10:01 AM

Cindy Munford on January 26, 2013 at 6:45 PM

Come on Cindy, they are “environmental educators,” i.e., left wing nutjobs. They are making Palin’s head spin, get it?

Ted Torgerson on January 27, 2013 at 10:18 AM

Ted Torgerson on January 27, 2013 at 10:18 AM

I didn’t but thank you. The funny thing is that she would proud of them and support them. She should do it out loud, that would toast their oats.

Cindy Munford on January 27, 2013 at 11:19 AM

One and done…

Ace ODale on January 27, 2013 at 2:21 PM

I can’t help but hope they run into regulatory hell as they try to expand. (zoning, environmental impact, licensing fees, taxes, FDA regs etc.

Maybe then they will wake up.

Mean of me, I know.

FOWG1 on January 27, 2013 at 3:17 PM

My fave brand name: Ballroom Jeans by Deluth Trading – Room to crouch without singing soprano.

Gives new meaning to ballroom dancing.

petefrt on January 27, 2013 at 7:42 PM

Come on Cindy, they are “environmental educators,” i.e., left wing nutjobs. They are making Palin’s head spin, get it?

Ted Torgerson on January 27, 2013 at 10:18 AM

Not sure where you got that info. I checked out their web site and I didn’t get any political statements. Hey my guys have bobbleheads of their favorite NFL players does that mean they hate them?
I think it’s clever and the third cereal is Red White, and Blueberry with the slogan “Constitutional Support.” I don’t think just because someone is concerned for the environment, even Sarah Palin is, we should jump to conclusions about them. A good example is John Mackey of Whole Foods.

Deanna on January 28, 2013 at 9:14 AM

I don’t see any evidence of clean-prep conditions in that video—no gloves, or masks, and product all open to sneezes and worse. Not to be overly fastidious, but is that typical of cereal manufacturing?

MrLynn on January 28, 2013 at 10:14 AM

Well, I missed the gloves in the first part of the piece.

MrLynn on January 28, 2013 at 10:19 AM

Lil baby. Cute puppy dog. Peaceniks livin’ off the land. Hell, why not. They ain’t hurtin’ anybody, right? Heh. They almost had me. Right up to the revolving impaled Palin doll head.

No thank you, hippies! I will not be eating a bowl of your partisan contempt for my breakfast — this morning, or any other!

nimbus on January 28, 2013 at 11:33 AM

My fave brand name: Ballroom Jeans by Deluth Trading – Room to crouch without singing soprano.

Gives new meaning to ballroom dancing.

petefrt on January 27, 2013 at 7:42 PM

They had a billboard up by my house for a few weeks. Laughed every time I drove past it.

Ed Morrissey on January 28, 2013 at 12:39 PM

Personally, I find meat to be more satisfying.
I don’t really need to $hit out a tree.
MEAT MEAT MEAT MEAT!!!!

Badger40 on January 28, 2013 at 1:47 PM