Thursday, May 03, 2007

An Ode To Home Shopping

[Updated with one more video]

Enough serious stuff for this week. More essays on culture next week :)

In the meantime, how about a laugh today? These video bloopers from home shopping channels have been posted dozens of times everywhere, but I thought I'd repost them here because for some reason, they still manage to make me smile and/or laugh out loud:

Ladder demonstration goes horribly wrong:

(From Youtube user randyfloyd3000)

Durable katana ends up being not very durable:

(From Youtube BigMikeATL)

This host has a Masters in Mammalian Biology from Johns Hopkins University:

(From Youtube user l3igballer23)

Dells can provide people so much pleasure:

(From Youtube user dazedkhan)

Here's a personality test - What do YOU see when you look at this lamp:

(From Youtube user AtomicShopping)

Bonus video - TechTV, not home shopping, but for some reason this clip gets me every time:

(From Youtube user seansvoice)

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