Ben & Jerry's New Flavor: Schweddy Balls!

Brilliant. Image from NPR.
Much more interesting--and trending higher on Twitter--than the GOP debate was #Schweddy Balls. What is that, you might ask? It was a very, very funny sketch on Saturday Night Live years ago, with Alec Baldwin playing Pete Schweddy, a confectioner whose claim to fame is his Schweddy Balls. He appeared on The Delicious Dish, the Anna Gastyer/Molly Shannon faux NPR running gag.

I'm convinced Ben & Jerry have picked this week to release this delicious dish, to derail my latest round of the Atkins Diet.


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Yes, It's True: Ben & Jerry's Introduces 'Schweddy Balls' Ice Cream Flavor

We thought it would never happen. When we reported that comedian Ana Gasteyer had spilled the beans on a new Ben & Jerry's ice cream flavor based on a Saturday Night Live skit that pokes fun at NPR, we thought it would never happen. . .

Read more at (of all places): NPR

Thanks to my friend Faye for the tip