Who's shilling for Pistachios? Blagojevich, Snooki, Wee Man and Levi Johnston for starters.

Pistachio grower Paramount Farms has signed former Illinois Governor and convicted felon Rod Blagojevich, "Jersey Shore" star Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi  to appear in its new $20 million ad campaign for Wonderful Pistachios.

WSJ.com describes two of the the spots: "In one spot, the former governor is seen opening an attaché case full of pistachios as a voice-over chimes in: "Rob Blagojevich does it innocently." Decked out in a revealing black and neon-green swimsuit, Ms. Polizzi uses a tanning bed to crack open a nut in another spot. "Snooki does it with UV rays," a voice-over intones."

Last year, the company rolled out a $15 million "Get Crackin'" ad campaign featuring B- and C-list celebrities including Bristol Palin's baby daddy Levi Johnston, Wee Man, and Christopher Knight aka Peter Brady of the Brady Bunch.

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