Newswire: Pepsi announces Crystal Pepsi sweepstakes, delighting dozens

Thrilling the literally tens of people who have been waiting with baited, husky-lunged breath for its return—and reminding the rest of us that nostalgia is always a potent force, even when the thing we’re all being nostalgic for is gimmicky, weirdly colored crap—Pepsi has released a new ad announcing the long-hinted return of its translucent boondoggle, Crystal Pepsi. And, ensuring that everyone on the internet doesn’t forget—even for one blessed, Nicktoon-free moment of peace—that the ’90s were, and continue to have been, a thing, the ad in question is steeped in Clinton-era nostalgia (with Van Halen’s “Right Now” being traded out for the percussive irresistibility of “Whoomp! (There It Is)”).

There’s a catch, though, for those seeking to slake the unquenchable thirst of ’90s kid nostalgia: the new Crystal Pepsi won’t be in stores. Instead, the company is offering it via …

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