How To Feel Old
There’s a lot of ways I can feel old – not getting pop culture references is probably right at the top. Whether it’s not knowing who sings a song I hear on the radio (or more realistically, in commercials and movie clips), not understanding some new slang (thank you, urbandictionary.com for solving that most of the time) or -- and this transgression hurts the most – not knowing who a hot young actress or model is that people are talking about.
That’s what happened this morning as I was reading Matt Berry’s chat on espn.com, when someone wrote in about the “RGX Body Spray girl” and Berry responded that he thought she was the best looking woman on television.
A few things.
1) I’ve never seen this ad.
2) I don’t know what RGX Body Spray is.
3) That’s one hell of a claim. Has Berry ever watched Friday Night Lights?
I present Minka Kelly as just one great piece of evidence.
Or, Emmaneuelle Chriqui, also known as Sloan from Entourage:
Dare I mention Grace Park, Carla Gugino, Rena Sofer or about twenty other names I'll remember as soon as I post this?
So, I hit up “the googles” and found that the woman in question is named Rachel Specter. And there’s no denying that she is, in fact, knee knockingly gorgeous. My biggest qualm about saying so? It’s just…that’s exactly the reaction I know I’m supposed to have. Here are the ads in question.
And here are a few photos of the lass. Yes, she is quite purty. My favorite part is that she was on one of my favorite episodes of ANY television show – the “Slap Bet” episode (now called, I believe, Robin Sparkles) of How I Met Your Mother. That’s a serious resume cred in my book.
I suspect we’ll be seeing more of Ms. Specter sooner than later.