Best Self-indulgent Nepotism In Advertising

Threadgill's on Xena Ads

When local chef and sauce master Raymond Tatum first went to work for Eddie Wilson early this year, we couldn't see anything but an odd couple. However, the hilarious, tongue-in-cheek summer ad campaign touting Tatum's menu specials at the original Threadgill's location revealed they share a self-deprecating sense of humor and love of good food. Similarly, the Threadgill's ads placed on the local broadcasts of the syndicated series Xena: Warrior Princess are also hysterical and full of self-parody.And it's no secret that Threadgill's Eddie Wilson is the proud step-pop of Renee O'Connor, the local hero actress-cum-superhero sidekick to Xena. As Gabrielle, O'Connor kicks ass and takes notes as the bard who records the adventures of Xena. And this just makes Eddie Wilson beam.

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