Dude, you’re getting a Cuervo Gold shot

Delldude
It was unlikely he’d be the successor to Brando, but I’d still have thought the Dell Dude could have parlayed his 15 minutes of commercial fame into a bit-part acting career, followed by a couple terms in the Senate and a presidential campaign. Alas, that’s not how it’s working out for Ben Curtis. He had the inevitable drug bust in 2003 (weed), then the resurfacing in an off-Broadway play. Now, New York magazine reports that Ben’s behind the bar at Greenwich Village’s Tortilla Flats, a place known for its raucous bingo night and 2 a.m. happy hour, if my foggy memory serves. The good news: He’s in a better place. “There were times when I made boatloads of money as an actor, but here I can be myself,” he says.

—Posted by Brian Morrissey