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A.J. Khubani, TeleBrands: My First Million

HuffingtonPost.com | Alicia Ciccone | Posted 09.25.2011 | Small Business

Ajit "A.J." Khubani has built a career convincing consumers to buy products they never knew they needed. As the founder and CEO of Fairfield, N.J.-bas...

Halloween Parties and the Latest in Gruesome Candy

Maggie Van Ostrand | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Maggie Van Ostrand

Where once the King of Halloween confection was Candy Corn -- selling 8.3 billion kernels a year -- planners of today's Halloween parties lobby their new faves: the latest in gross and disgusting party food.

Billy Mays' Family: Cocaine Didn't Lead To His Death

AP | CHRISTINE ARMARIO | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

TAMPA, Fla. — The family of TV pitchman Billy Mays released the findings of an independent medical examiner Thursday, who concluded that the inf...

Billy Mays' Son Sponsoring Contest For Halloween Costume Of His Dead Dad

people.com | Tim Nudd | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

The son of legendary pitchman Billy Mays, who died in June, has an unlikely message for those macabre souls who plan to dress up as his father for Hal...

Media Deaths 2009: Cronkite, Hewitt, Dunne, Novak, Safire, Mays, Harvey & More Remembered

Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

2009 may go down as the year of celebrity deaths — in no small part due to Walter Cronkite, who passed away in July and whose September memorial...

'South Park' Returns, Takes On 'Summer Of Death' With DJ AM, Farrah, MJ, Billy Mays And More (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

"South Park" returned last night with an episode called "I See Dead Celebrities," in which Billy Mays, David Carradine, Farrah Fawcett, Ed McMahon, Wa...

Billy Mays Found Dead: Police

AP | MITCH STACY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

TAMPA, Fla. — Billy Mays, the burly, bearded television pitchman whose boisterous hawking of products such as Orange Glo and OxiClean made him a...

The End Of 2009's Summer Of Death

AP | JAKE COYLE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

NEW YORK — We had been told to expect the deaths of the famous to come in threes, not in the dozens. But all through the summer of 2009 came a ...

Sony to Release This Is It Sequel, This Is Also It

Andy Borowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Andy Borowitz

"When we put together This Is It, we thought it was it, but it turns out it wasn't it," said Sony spokesperson Carol Foyler.

Billy Mays' Autopsy: Cocaine Contributed To His Death

AP | MITCH STACY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

TAMPA, Fla. — An official autopsy report released Friday found that cocaine use contributed to the heart disease that suddenly killed TV pitchma...

"Pitchmen" To Continue Despite Billy Mays Death

TV Decoder | Brian Stelter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

"Pitchmen," the Discovery Channel series that starred Billy Mays, will be renewed for a second season, the cable channel announced Tuesday, two weeks ...

Billy Mays Infomercials To Air After His Death, New One To Debut

AP | FRAZIER MOORE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
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NEW YORK — Death won't still the voice of Billy Mays or his mighty powers of persuasion. Viewers will continue to find the boisterous, bearded T...

Billy Mays Funeral Set For Friday In Pennsylvania

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

MCKEES ROCKS, Pa. — The funeral for television product pitchman Billy Mays will be held Friday in the Pittsburgh suburb where he was born and ra...

youngbillymays tweets; "My dad didn't wake up this morning..."

Rob Kall | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Rob Kall

In a short time, this young man's poignant angst has spread around the world, probably to millions, in less time than it took me to write this.

Billy Mays: A Tribute Rap (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

Billy Mays, possibly the most famous pitchman America has ever known, died this weekend in his Florida home. SeanieMic, the parody rapper who brought ...

Billy Mays Had Heart Disease, Medical Examiner Says

Huffingtion Post/AP | MITCH STACY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

TAMPA, Fla. — Television pitchman Billy Mays likely died of a heart attack in his sleep, but further tests are needed to be sure of the cause of...

Billy Mays Videos: A Look Back At The Pitchman's Funniest Moments

Huffington Post | Alex Leo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

Billy Mays died this morning at the age of 50. The commercial icon was best known for his OxiClean and Orange Glo ads, but had also recently launched ...

Billy Mays, Commercial Superstar, Gets Reality Show "Pitchmen"

Washington Post | David Segal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Billy Mays is starting to get on his own nerves. Recuperating from hip replacement surgery, he has spent this August day at his home in Odessa, Fla., ...