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Infomercials

12 Food Infomercials That Think We're Really Stupid

The Huffington Post | Alison Spiegel | Posted 03.19.2014 | Taste

Infomercials for cooking products are always entertaining. They're hilarious because the products are always so unnecessary, but also because they aut...

The Song That Makes Infomercials 1000% Better

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 09.26.2013 | Comedy

We can all agree that the best part of infomercials is people who fail miserably at everyday tasks. Turns out, the only thing that makes it better -- ...

What Post 50 Women Need To Know About Bras

Renee Fisher | Posted 10.09.2013 | Fifty
Renee Fisher

Let's talk about bras. When we start wearing them, they are usually too big and they feel like alien beings have attached themselves to us. Our first heavy make out sessions can involve young men who have seemed up until that point perfectly normal, with all the required hands and fingers, fumbling with hooks, while we grit out teeth and silently scream, 'Just take the damn thing off!'

Beware of Unknown Credit Card Subscriptions

Robert Siciliano | Posted 07.19.2013 | Crime
Robert Siciliano

The sales industry is fascinating. When it's done well, you receive great value and both parties leave the transaction feeling happy. But the tactics ...

WATCH: Every Infomercial Ever

Posted 09.28.2012 | Comedy

Anyone who's been up late at night watching TV is more than familiar with the beauty and horror that is the TV infomercial. But just in case there's s...

WATCH: Bizarre Infomercial For Useless Hot Dog Tool

Posted 10.25.2011 | Food

Serious Eats points us to the strangest food video we've seen in a long time (well, maybe not). The infomercial for the "Happy Hot Dog Man" feature...

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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...

WATCH: Happy Hot Dog Man

Posted 08.12.2011 | Comedy

Barbecue season is upon us, which means it's time for people to get in touch with their heritage by firing up a grill and heating up some all-American...

WATCH: Slow Motion Baby Bullet Infomercial Will Freak You Out

Posted 07.31.2011 | Comedy

If you haven't experienced the majesty of the Original Baby Bullet infomercial, with its easily-impressed pregnant ladies, drunk grandma and delivery ...

The Most Iconic Kitchen Product Infomercials

The Daily Meal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Food
The Daily Meal

In the midst of creating our 50 Most Important Inventions (and Discoveries) in Food and Drink, and the 10 Food and Drink Inventions We Didn't Need, ...

Infomercial Workouts: Are They For You?

Jill S. Brown | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Jill S. Brown

The fitness infomercial hits you right where you're softest -- in the belly, butt and thighs. There's no question they know how to tempt you -- but do the products they're selling work?

The Freedom Tray: Protecting Food And Drinks From Tyranny (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Dan Abramson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

I'm an American. And like most Americans, I like my food and drinks to be organized, secure, and most of all, free from tyranny. I can't tell you how ...

Infomercials Hit Prime Time As Ad Market Slows

New York Times | STEPHANIE CLIFFORD | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

It is a sign of just how bad the advertising market is: infomercials are running during network prime time, filling slots that automobiles and banks o...

Fox Replaces Saturday Morning Cartoons With Infomercials

Variety | Michael Schneider | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Fox is getting into the infomercial business. In an unprecedented move, Fox will program two hours of longform commercials on Saturday mornings sta...