What the...??


  • Axl Rosenberg

I’ve known for some time that Marty Friedman’s career primarily revolves around Japan these days, but I figured that’s because Japan is like Las Vegas or a VH1 reality show, where anyone who was ever even kind of a celebrity will continue to be famous forever and ever and ever, and can therefore still have a career. It’s only recently come to my attention that Friedman actually lives in Japan, like, all the time now. Jews are, stereotypically speaking, pretty short, so maybe Friedman just wanted to live somewhere he could actually be considered of above-average height.

ANYWAY, Metal Injection posted the below video of Friedman doing a commercial for the soft drink Fanta. I’ve had Fanta on two continents, and it definitely tastes better in Europe, where they don’t use corn syrup (’cause there’s no corn!), than it does here in the States – but I have no idea how Japanese Fanta tastes. In other words, I can’t quite endorse Friedman’s endorsement right now, but I can laugh at him for this:


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