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America's Favorite Pitch People: Where Are They Now?
They're the ordinary people who became overnight stars by selling us everything from OxiClean to flavored drinks to men's suits. Though you might not recognize their names, if you've ever watched TV or read a magazine, you would recognize these people in an instant. Sometimes the regular
Here Come the 'Pitchmen'
Discovery's pitch man is back for a second season this Thursday but this time without beloved TV pitch man. Billy Mays but his fellow pitch man and good friend Anthony Sully Sullivan continues to show. On the quest to make inventors dreams come true Sully is joining us today to talk about the new
Informercials Full of Duds: Consumer Reports
Infomercials may make for an odd form of entertainment, but the products they tout don't always live up to their promises -- just ask the staff at Consumer Reports magazine. A new report by the magazine reviews 15 "miracle gadgets" sold on TV and finds that many didn't quite make the grade. We've
Top 10 Bing Searches of 2009
So what did the world search for online this year? It's still November, but Microsoft's search engine Bing has already unveiled its list of the top 10 search topics of 2009 . Google and Yahoo reveal their own lists Tuesday. While we wait, here is Bing's list of the top trending topics of 2009: 10)
Hawking From the Grave: a Tribute or a Disgrace?
Chris Farley Joins Cast of Deceased Performers Who Have Something to Sell You
Jackson, Fawcett and Kennedy: Summer of 2009 Memorable for Who Failed to Survive It
With Less Than Three Weeks of Summer Left, Some Wonder Which Celebs Will Be Next
Inside the extremes some people take to conceal their drug and alcohol abuse.
For Some Families, Addiction Comes to Light Only in Death
Families of Michael Jackson, Billy Mays and Diane Schuler Deny Their Alleged Addiction -- Even in Death
The Seedy Underside of TV Pitchmen
It's late at night. Your eyelids are growing heavy. You hear some sales pitch on the TV for the next great miracle product . You pick up the phone, give out your credit card number and eagerly await the postman. Why? Because you trust that man in the TV. You've seen his face and heard his voice so
Autopsy: Billy Mays Used Cocaine Days Before His Death
Toxicology Results Confirm Cocaine Contributed to His Death by Heart Disease