25 or 6 past 4

Above the 49th parallel, in the Great White Stoned North, Oh Henry! has a candy bar for you:

Oh Henry! 4:25 bar

I’m guessing this is a Canada-only variation, because (1) it’s all bilingual on the package and (2) US rights to the Oh Henry! trademark are held by Nestlé, which hasn’t been known for its sense of humor (or humour) since Farfel worked for them.

(Via Pergelator.)

8 comments »

  1. McGehee »

    6 November 2018 · 7:20 am

    <snork>

  2. fillyjonk »

    6 November 2018 · 10:42 am

    I keep saying I should invest in whatever company owns Jack In The Box as the legalization of recreational marijuana becomes more and more a likelihood across the whole US.

    They’ve already in the past aimed themselves at the stoner demographic…

  3. nightfly »

    6 November 2018 · 2:58 pm

    This is great, since the song you reference has long been suspected to be about a drug trip, when it’s actually just a song about staying up too late to write a song.

  4. CGHill »

    6 November 2018 · 6:27 pm

    I remember. Supposed to be a choice between LSD-25 and whatever tablet bears the number 624. (Which is griseofulvin, an anti-fungal.)

    The one it took me forever to catch up on was Lee Hazlewood’s “Sugar Town,” a #5 hit for Nancy Sinatra. And I don’t think it really dawned on me until I heard Zooey Deschanel sing it in (500) Days of Summer.

  5. nightfly »

    7 November 2018 · 2:28 pm

    Not familiar with “Sugar Town,” though I have a recording of Hazlewood’s “Summer Wine” somewhere on the Haunted iPod.

    In either case, the consumers will be out of their brains by 5:15.

  6. CGHill »

    7 November 2018 · 6:04 pm

    Yep. “Summer Wine” and “Sugar Town” were actually two sides of the same 45 (Reprise 0627); both sides charted.

    If we’re going for full brain outage, here’s a cover of “Summer Wine.”

    In Icelandic.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EjIvqe3rhes

  7. jsallison »

    7 November 2018 · 8:05 pm

    Sounds like a summer Snickers, aka Payday bar. (In summer vending machine companies in hot climes replace chocolate with stuff that doesn’t melt, that is, Payday for Snickers, Zagnut for Butterfinger, etc…)

  8. CGHill »

    7 November 2018 · 9:12 pm

    It’s been so long since I saw a machine actually vending Zagnuts.

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