"Are you going to write something really snarky about this movie?," asks Tao Lin. We're sitting in a dark booth at Williamsburg's IndieScreen after the New York premiere of Shoplifting from American Apparel, the film based on Lin's 2009 novella. He's systematically tearing apart a poinsettia, f ... More >>
So, the ShamWow guy might be kind of a creep. Allegedly. Jennifer Kosinski, a 23-year-old model who worked as the ShamWow guy's assistant (the ShamWow guy is named Vince Shlomi, for the record, and he's also the Slap Chop guy) is charging him with all sorts of bad behavior, including stalking ... More >>
For years Vince of Slap Chop and Billy Mays of Quick Chop have been engaged in a virtual duke-out of the plastic mincers, making outlandish claims for their products, and heaping up the free extras to go with your $20 purchase. Now gaming site G4tv.com has mounted a parody by staging a face-o ... More >>
The people behind the Snuggie know they are bugging the crap out of you, and it's working out pretty well for them. The cultural impact of the sleeved blanket, largely due to those unbelievably campy commercials by Allstar Marketing Group, might've exceeded that of any other "As seen on TV" produc ... More >>
The YouTube phenom that is Slap Chop Rap by DJ Steve Porter has gotten more than 3.7 million views. Now, TMZ reports that the video, a remix of an informercial for Slap Chop, is being aired as a real TV commercial with a few minor tweaks. Here is the original remix for your viewing pleasure.
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