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Extra! Extra! (As Promised to Vijay and jenn)

A few years ago, I was affiliated with a film production company that made commercials, infomercials, and corporate films.  I was on their list of… 618 more words


Would Esmeralda Leon Buy That? - 05.11.16

It’s time for another edition of “Would Esmeralda Buy That?” in which Nick Digilio asks our intrepid traffic reporter if she would buy some of the crazy stuff we’ve found online. 60 more words

Nick Digilio

The Proclamation to Imprisoned Spirits

A modern use for the term proclamation is a broadcast, manifesto or public notice.  Depending upon the messenger of a proclamation, commercials, infomercials or public service announcements may be used to get the word out to the masses.  198 more words


Stock Photos and Infomercials: Weapons in the Ongoing War Against Boredom

My wife and I were recently trying to figure out what we could do for a last-minute date. We were having a difficult time coming up with any ideas, so I googled “Date ideas for Salt Lake City.” 626 more words


Friday Night Infomercials

I. Love. Infomercials. Call it a guilty pleasure, but there’s something about watching an ordinary human being having their life ruined by a horrendously menial everyday task that cracks me up. 160 more words


I Know The Ins And Outs

THERE IS AN OLD ADAGE about the month of March that says,

“March comes in like a lion and goes out like a lamb.”

I think I know what that is supposed to mean – weather and all. 271 more words


The Dark, Dank Pit (from Hard Sell)

Alexandra, Johannesburg
November 2025

Life is a Salvador Dali painting. The figures are stretched, pliant and elastic, eyes bulging out of heads far too small to contain them, the hard solidity of reality dripping down the side of a rickety table. 1,284 more words