I am addicted to infomercials, Who isn’t?

I’m not proud to say it, but infomercials excite me way too much. I know they’re designed to get me interested in products I just don’t need, yet they still have power over me.

Infomercials are not big-budgeted, entertaining experiences. They generally don’t have actors I immediately trust and I don’t think ANY of the payments are all that easy. Even though I remind myself of these facts, I just can’t get enough of them. Because of this, I’ve made changes to my life to limit my infomercial consumption.

I’m a cord cutter. I tell myself that I refuse to have cable television in my home because I don’t need that many channels. I have my Netflix, I have HBO NOW and that’s ALL I need. But it’s not the whole truth. read more…