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Watch Portlandia's PSA on Behalf of Beleaguered Celery

First, there was Steve Buscemi investigating "The Celery Incident," and now, IFC's Portlandia takes celery extollation one step further with this public service announcement urging diners to not ignore the garnish that arrives with a plate of Buffalo wings. (In an interview with Salon, Portlandia co-creator/star Carrie Brownstein says the sketches were inspired by the thought of a secret "Big Vegetable" council, and "thinking about Brussels sprouts and kale and why they were in every restaurant. And the minute you apply the word 'conspiracy' to anything, suddenly you have a piece.")

In the PSA/sketch, the organization of "Oregon Celery Supporters" argues that "every year, millions of celery ribs languish in Bloody Marys... isn't it time we end cele-bacy and instead cele-brate this versatile vegetable?" Go, watch:

Video: Crunch Greatness - Celery PSA

· Crunch Greatness - Celery PSA [IFC]
· All Portlandia Coverage on Eater [-E-]

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