All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Kenny Powers’

‘Top Gun’ Inspiration Promoted at Pentagon

Christine Fox, who was the inspiration for Kelly McGillis’ character in the 1986 Tom Cruise vehicle Top Gun, was recently appointed by President Barack Obama as acting deputy defense secretary Tuesday, making the civilian analyst the highest-ranking woman ever at the Pentagon. In Top Gun, McGillis plays Charlotte “Charlie” Blackwood, a civilian contractor with a Ph.D. in astrophysics, serving as …

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Eastbound & Down Season 4 Gets a New Trailer

Last year, when the third and supposedly final season of HBO’s Eastbound & Down completed its run, you were probably bummed out. I was bummed out. I mean, you should have been bummed out. But then, like a magical dispatch on high, HBO announced that Kenny Powers would be returning for one final season. I think we all needed to …

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Kenny Powers Becomes CEO of K-Swiss, Launches Viral Ad Campaign

California-based footwear makers K-Swiss have just debuted a bold new viral advertising campaign this weekend starring Danny McBride in his role as Eastbound & Down‘s Kenny Powers. Verdict: The foul-mouthed baseball player makes one hell of a spokesman. Here’s the basic concept of the ad campaign: Kenny Powers has taken over (in a hostile fashion) K-Swiss and become their new …

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