Donald Trump isn’t the first American businessman to spend his way into the voters’ line of sight. Among the many rich men in whose footsteps he walks is a big-eared Texan who in 1992 snagged 18.9 percent of the popular vote with a strategy based, in part, on infomercials.
Ever noticed how incredibly incompetent the people in infomercials are? Blankets are difficult to use, hairspray is a nightmare, and cracking eggs is hard. The best (read: worst) moments in domestic Fail, after the jump. [BoingBoing]
"Instant Arm (and Leg) Lift" is strips of adhesive tape intended to pull up saggy or flabby skin on a woman's arms and thighs. It's suspicious, physics-wise, but it was made by a woman, for women, so it must work!
Tired of lugging fast food around in individual bags? Now with this exciting new product (a tray! or a trough, whatever) you won't have to! Silly product, silly commercial. Clip above. [Warming Glow]
Inspired by ScarletBegonia's Hairagami memories in this post, I decided to compile a list of infomerical hair products that have since made their way into the style graveyard. Oh, Topsy Tail! We hardly knew ye!
Check out this clip from the mini-infomercial for Sheer Cover, the "magical" mineral makeup powder foundation. It features Yoanna House, Top Model winner from Cycle 2, and Naima Mora, Top Model winner from Cycle 4. This is what they're doing now — posing for the "before" shots for "magical" makeup. The kicker is that…