In the old TV commercial, Mr. Owl was asked how many licks it took to get to the center of a Tootsie Pop. After three licks, Mr. Owl crunched into the center and declared the answer to be three. The spot features three of my favorite voice actors: Frank Nelson, Paul Frees and Paul Winchell.
My wife and I saw Mr. Owl on a t-shirt at Cracker Barrel about two weeks ago. We laughed because Mark & Brian used to call me Mr. Owl when I worked at KLOS. Musician Steve Barden was a regular listener and created a fantastic jingle for me. His lyrics are especially clever. Here’s the jingle: