Lawrence ferociously inhabited fictional Katniss Everdeen in “The Hunger Games“, she doesn’t seem to relate to real-life Joy Mangano, tenaciously grappling with one obstacle after another, determined to achieve her version of the American Dream. She has a fire, though, and when combined with her acting talent even our knowledge of her youth falls before […]
After 12 years together, Nike and LeBron James have chose to take their relationship to the next level. It’s just been confirmed that the Cleveland Cavaliers forward is signing a lifetime deal with Nike, marking the first time the brand has ever announced a lifetime partnership since it was established 44 years ago. The “lifetime […]
Ladies and gentleman, are you ready to be wowed by these legendary ad icons? Well, ready or not, here are some of the most notable pitchmen from times past. Ed & Doc – Pizza Hut television commercials It’s time to be honest with ourselves. The truth is there is no real secret to Pizza Hut’s […]
He’s Nespresso’s new U.S. brand ambassador and it’s his first ad campaign in the States. A-lister. Oscar winner. Husband. Rescue dog owner. Coffee pitchman. Yep, there’s a new-ish line on George Clooney’s resume. He’s the latest face of Nespresso, a brand that he’s promoted abroad for a nearly a decade, but now, he’s bringing it […]
The Federal Trade Commission plans to start refunding customers duped into buying fraudster Kevin Trudeau’s diet book “as soon as possible” after a judge gave final approval to the plan, its lawyer said. Calling it the “fairest way we can do this,” U.S. District Judge Robert Gettleman gave his blessing Wednesday to the FTC’s proposal […]
The face of ‘Subway’ isn’t the first to lose his employers’ support It’s been 15 years since Indiana native Jared Fogle lost 200 pounds by way of 6-inch Subway turkey subs, launching his fame as the face of the salad-and-sandwich franchise. But on Tuesday, Subway suspended its relationship with Fogle faster than you can say […]
Fogle, well known from his appearances on Subway television commercials, was seen for a time outside his home in Zionsville, a suburb northwest of Indianapolis, as law enforcement agents removed electronics from the house, Authorities searched the Indiana home of Subway sandwich chain pitchman Jared Fogle on Tuesday, about two months after the executive director […]
“This is the first new cooking system since the microwave,” he said, with true pitchman swagger. The Ronco Ready Grill is a vertical indoor electric grill with a removable nonstick, dishwasher-safe basket that holds meat, vegetables and other commonly grilled foods. Similar to a toaster, the grill roasts food between infrared heat shields. Fat and […]
Churchman sat up and watched in disbelief as Kevin Trudeau, the dapper, effusive pitchman who had just been sentenced in Chicago to 10 years in prison for lying in an infomercial about his weight-loss book, held up a different book called “Free Money ‘They’ Don’t Want You to Know About.” Kevin Trudeau Books
Anthony Sullivan laughingly says that he was something of a disappointment to his parents when he skipped college and started pitching gadgets at markets and fairs around England. Then he ended up on TV, and that changed their tune a bit.
Buyers lining up at Trudeau’s 3,961-square-foot (368-square-metre) home in Ojai will be given tickets designating their place in line for the three-day sale, according to the organizer’s website. Trudeau has been jailed in Chicago since November for civil contempt of court and is awaiting a March sentencing for his criminal contempt conviction, according to prison […]
Ford has split with longtime TV pitchman Mike Rowe. The former ‘Dirty Jobs’ host had pitched Ford cars and trucks for seven years in TV spots from Team Detroit. Ford Motor Co. and longtime pitchman Mike Rowe, host of “Dirty Jobs,” have made a clean break. Ford spokesman Chris Preuss confirmed today the Detroit automaker […]
Bruno Mars may have been the true winner of last night’s Super Bowl, but Bob Dylan wins the award for blowing the most minds. The quintessential rock ‘n’ roll rebel stunned fans by appearing in a commercial for Detroit’s own Chrysler, urging folks to ”Let Germany brew your beer, let Switzerland make your watch, let […]
Infomercial pitchman Kevin Trudeau leaves federal court in this Feb. 17, 2010, file photo taken in Chicago. (Richard A. Chapman/The Chicago Sun-Times/AP Photo) Disgraced TV infomercial pitchman Kevin Trudeau jokingly offered today to undergo enhanced interrogation techniques if it would help convince a judge to end his imprisonment for civil contempt. “I will do anything […]
TV pitchman Kevin Trudeau jailed after jurors find him guilty of contempt regarding diet book
There are pros and cons to Dodge’s advertising partnership with Paramount. Dodge Durango is using Will Ferrell’s Anchorman character, Ron Burgundy, as pitchman for its all-new 2014 SUV.
Perhaps one of the most random names for potential nominees to take over U.S. Rep. Bill Young’s seat in Congress is Anthony Sullivan’s. While the name itself may not ring a bell, this commercial should:
Infomercial pitchman Kevin Trudeau was released from a Chicago jail on Thursday, a day after a federal judge ordered him locked up for failing to pay $38 million in fines over allegedly false promises made in a weight-loss book.
Controversial TV pitchman Kevin Trudeau, who in July was found in contempt for failing to pay a $37.6 million sanction against him for deceptive marketing, was ordered to jail today and remains in federal custody in Chicago.
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Men’s Wearhouse doesn’t like the way its founder looks anymore. The men’s clothier said Wednesday that it fired executive chairman and face of the company George Zimmer, 64, who has appeared in many of its TV commercials with the slogan “You’re going to like the way you look. I guarantee it.”
Samantha Engel, 25, of Valparaiso is hooked on infomercial kitchen wares.
What is Vince Shlomi’s net worth? Vince Offer is an American/ Israelian infomercial pitchman, writer, director, and comedian, he has a net worth of $4 million. Vince Offer has earned his net worth by appearing in several television commercials for the products ShamWow! a super-absorbent towel, and the Slap Chop, a kitchen gadget.
Another season means another bunch of videos from the fine folks at the MLB Fan Cave, and this one featuring Troy Tulowitzki is pretty funny: Stick with it until the end.