SNL Parodies Frozen "Almost" Pizza (VIDEO) | Civil Eats

SNL Parodies Frozen “Almost” Pizza (VIDEO)

American food culture and our corporate food system have emerged in the last few years as sources for masterful parody by Stephen Colbert, Portlandia and now Saturday Night Live. Last weekend the weekly comedy show punked frozen pizza with a product they called “Almost Pizza.” The skit quickly clarifies that we’re not talking about some tofu alternative here. Instead, the pizza heats up instead of cooling down on the countertop, shatters when tossed, and seems to have a mind of its own. And the maker of this product? Pfizer.

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Paula Crossfield is a founder and the Editor-at-large of Civil Eats. She is also a co-founder of the Food & Environment Reporting Network. Her reporting has been featured in The Nation, Gastronomica, Index Magazine, The New York Times and more, and she has been a contributing producer at The Leonard Lopate Show on New York Public Radio. An avid cook and gardener, she currently lives in Oakland. Read more >

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