The Mac Observer

Skip navigational links

You're viewing an article in TMO's historic archive vault. Here, we've preserved the comments and how the site looked along with the article. Use this link to view the article on our current site:
Justin Longs Says He's Still the Mac Guy

Justin Longs Says He's Still the Mac Guy

by , 1:35 PM EST, November 13th, 2006

In a post on his own Web site, Justin Long says that he's still playing the "Mac Guy" in Apple's commercials, and isn't sure how the rumor that he was done with the ads got started. He also said that he loves working with "PC Guy" John Hodgman.

Mr. Long's post from November 13 states "as for the Mac commercials, I don't know where that report came from that said I wasn't going to do anymore - I'm literally setting my alarm right now to wake up for a Mac shoot tomorrow."

Radar reported last week that Mr. Long would not be appearing in any more commercials for the Macintosh. A representative for Mr. Long was quoted as saying Every ad you see Justin in is for that previous time period only. There's no long-term deal with him. Justin's a movie star, not a commercial guy.

The commercials Mr. Long is shooting now are for the holiday season, and he plans to continue working with Apple for the foreseeable future.

Digg!

Recent TMO Headlines - Updated September 29th

Thu, 1:48 PM
How to Make macOS Sierra Empty Your Mac's Trash for You
Thu, 1:23 PM
TMO Daily Observations 2016-09-29: John's Apple Product Wish List
Thu, 12:47 PM
Smartphone Photo and Video Certification Bundle: $29
Thu, 10:47 AM
New Retina MacBook Pro Models Expected in October
Wed, 7:44 PM
8Bitdo Goes Retro with Apple-themed Game Controller for iPhone, iPad
Wed, 5:16 PM
ACM 378: Life Without a Headphone Jack, More Apple Watch, Siri on the Mac
Wed, 5:08 PM
NuGuard KX Case for iPhone 7 Offers Superb Protection
Wed, 4:39 PM
MyMac Spotlight Interview on Bryan Chaffin
Wed, 2:42 PM
iOS 10 and Swift 3 Starter Bundle: $45
Wed, 1:47 PM
TMO Daily Observations 2016-09-28: Blackberry Ditches Smartphones, Apple's Think Different Ads
Wed, 12:54 PM
Dr. Mac's First Impression: iPhone 7 Plus
Wed, 11:43 AM
Skype Adds Lock Screen and Siri Integration on iOS 10
  • __________
  • Buy Stuff, Support TMO!
  • Podcast: Mac Geek Gab
  • Podcast: Apple Weekly Report
  • TMO on Twitter!