Today at Flavorpill, we found out what as seen on TV products actually work. We felt Kathie Lee Gifford’s mortifying embarrassment. We enjoyed Neil Patrick Harris’ Tony Awards promos. We adored this artist’s comic strips about failed mobile apps. We got to know Mrs. Mark Zuckerberg, Priscilla Chan. We gave a… Read More
Kathie Lee Gifford
Yesterday Vulture reported that Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg has taped an appearance for an upcoming season of The Simpsons. Here’s what we know about the plot of the episode: “Lisa decides to help fund Nelson’s new bike company. While attending an entrepreneurs convention, the two encounter Zuckerberg, who reminds the kids just how many famous billionaires — including himself — have dropped out of school.” Interesting. While the cameo is probably meant to help drum up excitement for the October release of The Social Network, we can’t help but think that it’s also an attempt to revamp Zuckerberg’s public image. But will it work? We decided to look back at other celebrities who have used an appearance on the show as image rehab to find out.
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