Behind him? A model who needs you to buy the March issue of Esquire so that she can earn enough money to buy clothes that cover her whole body.
But the real reason to buy the current issue is to see the picture chosen for publication from a photo shoot held right next door to NDL HQ, by NDL, of the Queen of Cream of Mushroom Soup herself - Honeybee.
Her son, yet another neighborhood kid made good, is photo director for the illustrious Esquire magazine. When he called to request a photo of dear old mom for an article on Moms and pantry cooking we were all over it like Shake'n Bake on a drumstick and had a darn good time trying to get a shot that would capture the true essence of our favorite convenience food gourmand.
There are several great articles you will want to read...
Did You Know?
Honeybee's favorite secret seasoning to enhance a canned soup sauce is Mrs. Dash.
The secret to making her sloppy Joes mouthwatering and her wedded life spicy? Manwich.
The photo crew did not notice until the shoot was over that Honeybee was holding the supposedly hot skillet barehanded by the base rather than the handle.
"Not bad for cold Ragu."
"A sandwich is a sandwich, but a Manwich is a meal."