RIP Billy Mays
What’s with all the celebrity deaths?
Mays, [was] 50, start[ed] selling in the 1980s on the Atlantic City boardwalk. He went on to hawk the WashMatik, the Ultimate Chopper and then, crucially, OxiClean. On the Home Shopping Network and endlessly repeated infomercials and two-minute ads — the call-this-number-and-buy-it-now style of marketing known as “direct response…”Click here for reuse options!
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