Alice Calls Maine “The New Wonderland”; Queen of Hearts Pissed

As the frigid Winter slowly makes me forget how much I love Maine, I thought it was time to share this post again. If only to remind this Modern Philosopher that Maine truly is a Wonderland…

The Return of the Modern Philosopher

Alice-in-Wonderland-1919Modern Philosophers, if you don’t live in Maine, you probably have not seen the Tourism Board’s new commercial starring Alice of “Alice in Wonderland” fame.

In the commercial, Alice tumbles through a rabbit hole and comes out on a road directly in front of a big, blue “Welcome To Maine” sign.  Intrigued, Alice enters the magical land and soon discovers what makes Maine unique.  There are beaches, lighthouses, lobster boats, bed & breakfasts, and a wide assortment of otherworldly creatures, who greet Alice and welcome her to Maine.

At the very end of the spot, Alice, while holding a giant lobster with a large Cheshire-like grin on its face, looks into the camera and declares that everyone should visit Maine, the New Wonderland.  Then Stephen King, dressed as The Mad Hatter, materializes behind her and invites her to a tea party.

Perhaps the coolest thing about the commercial is that…

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About Austin

Native New Yorker who's fled to the quiet life in Maine. I write movies, root for the Yankees, and shovel lots of snow.
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2 Responses to Alice Calls Maine “The New Wonderland”; Queen of Hearts Pissed

  1. SWEET – Oh So Cool – thanks for sharing 🙂 Happy Weekend!

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