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SNL Takes Pumpkin Spice Marketing Craze to Disturbingly Hilarious New Level

548598_660301498939_1284024367_n1-300x225As a lifelong New Englander, I am a self-proclaimed sucker for all things autumn — I know it’s an evil marketing ploy that gets me to shell out my hard-earned cash for “limited time” treats like pumpkin spice tea and apple cinnamon candles, but something in my Massachsuetts blood overrides my cynicism and makes me unable to resist the nearly maniacal joy I get from celebrating my favorite season.

And I’m not alone — remember when the whole world came to a screeching halt last fall when many Starbucks locations ran out of the syrup that allows them to make Pumpkin Spice Lattes? Pandemonium, I tell you!

Now, SNL has taken the pumpkin spice craze to its inevitably horrific precipice, melding the autumnal marketing madness with the equally ridiculous (but far less awesome) marketing of feminine hygiene products. Yep, it’s exactly as bad as you think it is. This is one “warm and spicy” product I’d have no trouble resisting…

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