The Schticky Is the Dark Knight Rises of Infomercials | Underwire | Wired.com

When you’re an insomniac freelance writer who works from home, you end up seeing a lot of infomercials, and eventually, those things will wear you down. No matter how skeptical you might start off, you will eventually get to a point where you’ll start to wonder if there actually is somebody out there with a …

Before they were famous: 8 brilliant celebrity commercial ads

You can’t expect your first gig in show business to earn you an Oscar nomination. But, where do you start? For most actors it’s in the world of television commercials. Quick to shoot, easy to get, and occassionally cringeworthy to watch, television commercials. Here are 8 stars who began their careers in hilarious 80′s and …