Remember the “Dude, you’re getting a Dell” guy? Ben Curtis starred in Dell ads around the early 2000s. Curtis, 32, wants Dell to hire him again. In an e-mail to Bloomberg, Curtis said “I think they’re making a huge mistake and simply need to bring back the Dell Dude! That’s it. That’s all they need to do. If they brought me back, their sales, stock and media presence would skyrocket. That is by FAR the smartest move they could make.” Curtis landed the role of “Slacker Steve” in 2000, but he lost the role after being busted for trying to buy marijuana in 2003 while wearing a kilt.
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