I’ve got your Swiss Cake Rolls right HERE.

9 Sep

With an almost six year age difference between us, my sister and I didn’t have much use for each other when we were growing up. We were kind of like Beezus and Ramona. Fortunately, as adults, through the wonder of modern technology, we’ve discovered that we share the same demented sense of humor.

We often chat each other on Facebook in the evening, discussing scenes or dialogue to include in our screenplay. [Note: we don’t actually have a screenplay, but we’re convinced that if we could just focus, we’d be able to give the Cohen Bros. a run for their money.]

Recently Alicia switched her profile photo to this image of Little Debbie:

So wholesome.

I think the impetus for this was that she had served a box of Swiss Cake Rolls for dinner the night before. (Dinner, not dessert.)

On Facebook chat, the person’s profile photo shows up next to every comment they make, and it was cracking me up to chat with this little farm girl wearing a hat. To enhance the visual exchange, I switched my profile photo to this:

Wholly awesome.

Now whenever we chat, it looks like I’m on brink of punching Little Debbie. Which brings me no end of amusement.

See what I mean:

 <–New profile photo = “Welcome to the gun show. Prepare for some kidney thumping.”

 Little Debbie says, “Eat my Swiss Cake Roll.”

  RR says, “F*ck your Swiss Cake Roll.”

  Now that’s just potty talk there, Miss Rosie.

  Rosie don’t have time for pleasantries.

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9 Responses to “I’ve got your Swiss Cake Rolls right HERE.”

  1. Kim Pugliano September 9, 2011 at 11:30 am #

    Hahahaha!!!!! That’s TOTALLY something my sister and I would do. Awesome.

  2. Julio Ibanez September 9, 2011 at 8:23 pm #

    Or with the potential for comical violence between cartoon characters, you can at least give Matt Stone and Trey Parker a run for their money. Either way, I’m getting in line. 🙂

    • pithypants September 10, 2011 at 9:35 am #

      I picture Little Debbie being cluelessly lucky, kind of like the Roadrunner, while Rosie stomps around like an angry Transformer.

  3. skippingstones September 9, 2011 at 8:33 pm #

    You had me at swiss cake rolls for dinner.

    You two should focus – we need some sister writer/directors out there!

    • pithypants September 10, 2011 at 9:34 am #

      That’s what SHE keeps saying. Friday night script sessions over Skype with a glass of wine…

  4. Lorna's Voice September 10, 2011 at 2:19 pm #

    Witty sisters–can it get any better than that?

    • popdialectic September 13, 2011 at 11:13 am #

      Ooh, sure. It’s all fun and games until they gang up on you.

  5. DZ September 16, 2011 at 12:44 pm #

    Sounds like an exchange I witnessed between two lesbians last weekend……..hahahaha

    • pithypants September 17, 2011 at 11:27 am #

      Why does that not surprise me?

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