I just love when Ellen DeGeneres gives those crappy infomercial exercise equipment products a try. Check out this Ellen DeGeneres video clip, where she tries out the 3 Minute Legs machine combined with the shake weight!
Check out this video clip of Anthony Sullivan on Billy Mays from this morning’s Today show. According to Sully, Billy Mays was actually a quiet man and an introvert… hard to believe the boisterous pitchman could be lowkey.
Anthony Sullivan and Billy Mays starred on “Pitchmen” on the Discovery Channel.
The sad news of pitchman Billy Mays’ death had many wondering what the cause of death could have been for the 50 year old informercial titan. The Billy Mays autopsy results found that Mays likely died from a pulmonary embolism.
A Tampa, Florida coroner announced the autopsy results today during a press conference, noting that evidence of heart disease was also found. Read the rest of this entry »
Informercial king and TV pitchman Billy Mays was found dead this morning in his Tampa, Florida home. News that Billy Mays died has many wondering why his life was cut too short – Mays was just 50 years old.
Billy Mays is well-known for his informercials and pitchman role in commercials for a variety of products, including OxiClean and Kaboom. Read the rest of this entry »
ShamWow pitchman Vince Shlomi was arrested last month in Miami Beach for punching a hooker after she allegedly “bit his tongue and would not let go.” The ShamWow guy just got a little more interesting.
The incident happened after Vince Shlomi allegedly hired a hooker and brought her back to his hotel. The Smoking Gun reports that the ShamWow guy started kissing her and that’s when she latched on to his tongue. Read the rest of this entry »
TV infomercials are great to watch when you call in sick from work or school, or if insomnia is kicking in at 3AM. Because realistically you can only re-watch the same episode of Sports Center so many times. Some of the products featured are actually useful (ShamWow), but nine times out of then, they are products you could never imagine using. Especially when they are being hard-sold to you with a time-sensitive offer. Below is a list of some of the most useless product infomercials of all time, with the infomercials themselves being just as useless as the products they are trying to sell.
The Hawaii Chair
This premise of this product is that you can give your abs a good workout while sitting in a chair not doing anything. And as a result, this product appeals to morons. Could you imagine going into a job interview or a meeting only to see the person on the other side of the table using this? I doubt you’d be able to keep a straight face.