21 Day Fix

21 Day Diet Infomercial helps Jets wide receiver Brandon Marshall drop weight

Brandon Marshall was relaxing in his hotel room while vacationing with his family on St. Barts this summer when a TV infomercial caught his attention. You know the kind, those late-night programs that somehow persuade you that you absolutely need that product. Well, this one was for a 21-day diet that immediately interested the New …

Tana Goertz

The Bedazzling Queen is Trump’s top Iowa staffer

The person running Donald Trump’s campaign once recorded an infomercial for the Bedazzler. It’s not every day that one receives a gift. However, it’s becoming clearer and clearer that Donald Trump’s decision to run for President is the gift that keeps on giving luxurious, classy gifts that everyone agrees are terrific. Case in point: the …

Dean Kamen

SlingShot documentary on Segway’s Dean Kamen feels like infomercial

Purportedly about Segway inventor Dean Kamen’s noble quest to provide clean drinking water in the developing world, the documentary “SlingShot” has about enough material to fill one interesting “60 Minutes” segment. At feature length, though, the film feels like an infomercial pitching another Kamen contraption, a vapor compression distiller. Many scenes seem staged, with the …