Move over kale, it’s celery’s turn in the spotlight.
In this brand-new clip from season four of Portlandia, Steve Buscemi has been tasked by the corporate honchos at Produce Sales Headquarters to make celery go viral. If kale can do it, why not the humble celery stalk? With down-on-his-luck salesman Buscemi pimping it on the streets, there’s no way that the pale leafy stalk won’t be served up in the finest raw restaurants and artisanal eateries soon enough.
Just remember, Buscemi, to crib from Glengarry Glen Ross, bathrooms are for closers (and customers).
Check out these interpretations of “The Celery Incident” by Jason Polan of the Taco Bell Drawing Club:
Portlandia returns to IFC on Thursday, February 27, 2014 at 10/9c