Check back in a few minutes

Server Maintenance

Your server is going through a few minutes of routine maintenance. Please don't touch your browser for a few minutes.

What do I do?

  • If you were posting a comment or making a post on your blog then do not press BACK on your browser. Wait 5 minutes and press the refresh icon on your browser. Your comment or post will be sent as normal.
  • If you are browsing a blog here just wait a few moments and hit refresh. The page you were expecting will appear.

Corporations: Sweet Success, Chinese Style

For over a year, California Comic Stan Freberg has been delighting U.S. radio audiences with zany commercials featuring the so-called "Chun Kingston Trio" in such far-out "folk songs" as Oh, Handle Me Down My Walking Chow Mein. Last week, turning to television, Freberg outdid himself on an hour-long "Salute to the Chinese New Year." In his shrewd parodies of familiar television fare, Freberg so amused the critics that they genially forgave him for turning the program into one long plug for Chinese chow, capped by the slogan: "Buy two cans of our...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now

Subscribe
Subscribe

Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on TIME.com

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!