'Jeno's' on Serious Eats

Video: 'Saturday Night Live' Jeno's Pizza Rolls Commercial Sketch

Saturday Night Live finally made the video available for "I Am Your Mother," the Jeno's Pizza Rolls commercial skit that aired on the April 11 episode. It stars Zac Efron, Andy Samberg, Jason Sudeikis, and Fred Armisen, and its premise is that they're all shooting a commercial for the pizza snack. Like a lot of SNL sketches, it goes on a bit too long, but Armisen is amusing as a mom cooking up an after-school snack for her kids who just can't follow the director's coaching. Funny enough, this isn't the first time that the idea of a Jeno's... More

How to Make a Pizzarito

"Did you know you can roll up those Totino's and eat them like a burrito?" asked Greenolivemedia in response to an earlier post on Slice. My response, the ever-so-calm "NO! WTF! THAT IS AWESOME." You know I had to try it, so I did. Step-by-step photos, after the jump.... More

Video: Surreal 1960s Jeno's Pizza Roll Commercial

While doing research for the previous post, I came across this crazy commercial for Jeno's Pizza Rolls: Taken out of context, one which I'm too young to have lived through originally, the commercial is completely insane and makes almost no sense. Until you find out that it's the work of Stan Freberg and is a parody of a commercial for Lark cigarettes. Who knew they were doing meta back then? Here's the Lark commercial (after the jump):... More

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