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The week on Red Sox Twitter: Papi and Gronk make pleasant advertisements

You want iced coffee right now, don't you?

Jonathan Dyer-USA TODAY Sports

Welcome back to The week on Red Sox Twitter, where the soup is hot and plentiful. Let's rock.

Not-Mad Men

In terms of susceptibility to well-executed advertising campaigns, the WORST is pretty much the worst. So kudos to Dunkin' Donuts for looping us in hook, line and sinker to a summer-themed iced coffee campaign starring David Ortiz and Rob Gronkowski. 'They' made a new 'song' together, which will no doubt drench the NESN commercial breaks to which the WORST is not privy, as he uses This is mostly a blessing, but I cannot deny the appeal of these advertisements, as I love everything about this ad: Gronk, Papi, Gronk's mom and, most of all, iced coffee.*

* I should note that I'm not one of those people who gets iced coffee in the winter or even really prefers it to hot coffee save for warm afternoons, but I do not begrudge these people, because my interactions with iced coffee are always positive. I do think it's funny that iced coffee is a stimulant, but is always used to connote a life of relaxation. This ad basically says 'Stay awake so you can chill more,' which, when you think about it, makes about as much sense as Ortiz fondling Gronk's mom and Gronk smiling about it, but in both cases we're just used to it.

Aces wild

Davi Price is good at Twitter. He posted this the morning Daylight Savings Time kicked in, presumably knowing full well that the tubes would do the rest of the work for him. If this was indeed his intention, the tubes were indeed bountiful, and here are the answers:

Triple Crown Winner: Most Popular, Last Surprising and Most True

Most stoned

Most far-flung

Dumbest (bad tweet edition)

Dumbest (dope tweet edition)


The correct answer

Also, never get involved in a land war in Asia

I understand that Matt Barnes is just repping his alma mater, but they won the tournament as a 7-seed like three years ago. We're not sleeping on them. Better them then fcking Yale.

Is this a nice car?

I'm just asking questions! Here are some more:

Do you like the car?

If you could get any car you could afford on Travis Shaw's $500K+ contract, what would you get?

Is there a double standard between athletes being attacked for showing off 'flashy' cars and, say, Shaw?

What do you mean 'grow up, Bryan,' no one is asking that in this case?'

Fine, fine. Okay. I mean: Okay?

One more:

Do you like babies?

Because we have a cute one!

If we've said it once, we have said it a hundred times: Joe Kelly has great stuff.

Follow the WORST on Twitter at @bryanjoiner.