Category Archives: Vince Offer

Billy Mays Died Five Years Ago, Shoes Still Not Filled

We Miss Billy MaysFive years have passed, and we still miss Billy Mays. Death took him at the apex of his career, and it’s hard not to wonder what he’d be doing today if he was still with us. So far, no one has inherited the mantle of his blue shirt, not Anthony “Sully” Sullivan, nor Vince Offer. Continue reading

ShamWhat?! ShamWow’s Vince Offer Weds Earth Woman!

Vince OfferFormer ShamWow champion Vince Offer has managed to use his legendary salesmanship to convince an earth woman to tie the knot. The salesman from another planet wed Melody Claire in Malibu, California, before friends and family. Continue reading

Deal of the Day: Vince Offer Resurrects Slap Chop!

Making salsa - Slap Chop Luncheon
Make quick work of salsa and countless other dishes with Slap Chop.

Infamous and inVinceable Vince Offer is back peddling his Slap Chop in an attempt to resurrect interest in this once market-dominating As Seen on TV classic. As we demonstrated in this blog post a few years ago during the Slap Chop’s heyday, it’s easy to whip up a three-course meal in no time with this ultra-handy gadget.

“Slap Chop performs pretty much as advertised. You push down on the plunger and foods get chopped. The blade is sharp. The Slap Chop seems plenty sturdy and its butterfly hinge makes it easy to clean.”

And our rave back in 2009 still holds true: “We’re happy to say that the Slap Chop performs pretty much as advertised. You push down on the plunger and foods get chopped. The blade is sharp. While it’s not by any means a precision instrument, the Slap Chop seems plenty sturdy and its butterfly hinge makes it easy to clean.”

Original offer doubled: 2 for 1, plus 2 free Graty graters

The Slap Chop is the same easy-to-use everyday kitchen appliance that millions have added to their culinary routines, and with the current deal, you can get two for the price of one, plus get a bonus gift. Order now to get two Slap Chops, plus two Graty graters for $19.95 plus S&H! The Graty is a slick, easy-to-use grater for cheeses that comes with a lid, so you can keep it in the fridge and pull it out whenever you need to kick up pasta or tacos a notch or three.

Vince Offer’s ‘Inappropriate Comedy’ out on DVD

If you love the style and humor of the pitchman behind fan-favorite products Slap Chop and ShamWow, you might also enjoy his second grossout feature film, Inappropriate Comedy. Vince “Offer” Shlomi was somehow able to snag an Oscar winner for this outing, out now on DVD (buy it cheap at Amazon). He’s also trying to reclaim his pitchman throne by cleaning up with his new all-in-one InVinceable household cleaner.

The politically incorrect sketch comedy inexplicably features Academy Award winner Adrien Brody as hardboiled gay cop Flirty Harry, along with a character named the Amazing Racist, in a series of wildly offensive skits. The film also stars celebs like Rob Schneider, Michelle Rodriguez and Lindsay Lohan, all along on the ride with the infomercial king turned flailing shlock/shock auteur as he attempts (and continues to fail miserably) to stake his place in alt-comedy and pop culture.

The DVD release comes with plenty of  extras, including previously unreleased scenes featuring “Blackass” and the Amazing Racist, plus the unfinished extended version of the “Sperm Lake” sketch. But it’s doubtful that any addition to this sordid affair could change the minds of the critics who savaged Inappropriate Comedy upon its debut.

Inappropriate Comedy is nearly as wild as the life of the pitchman himself. You may recall that the Israeli-born Vince Offer, 49, was arrested back in 2009 after he got into a bloody scrap with a 26-year-old hooker. Vince claimed he hit the woman only after she bit his tongue and wouldn’t let go. They were both bloodied, and both ended up in the hospital. Charges were never filed against either party.

Before the hooker dustup, Vince was involved in a number of lawsuits, most famously against the Church of Scientology. In a 2004 suit, Vince accused the church of attempting to smear his reputation when he was a member in 1997. The suit claimed the church’s vendetta was sparked after he started funneling profits from his pre-Slap Chop “the Chopper” product away from the church and into his first feature, 1999’s The Underground Comedy Movie. Soon after the suit was dismissed and Vince left the church, he launched his well-known infomercials for the ShamWow and Slap Chop.

Along with the new DVD release, Vince is back pitching a brand-new product that he hopes to put him back on his pitch pedestal. The InVinceable all-purpose home cleaner promises to replace cleaning supplies used in the bathroom, laundry room and kitchen, saving households more than $500 a year.

Time will tell if Vince still has that old pitchman magic. Hopefully so, because his movie-director pretensions seem to be just that.

Vince Offer Meets the Bronies

Vince Offer, now star of Bronie Fan FictionYou know Vince Offer Shlomi from his infomercial products: ShamWow, Slap Chop and Schticky. You may know that he is a disgruntled ex-Scientologist, a filmmaker, and a hooker batterer. But did you know he is now a character in My Little Pony fan fiction?

Bronies are adult men who are fanatical fanboys of the children’s TV show inspired by a line of cute plastic pony toys marketed to young girls. This was a big deal a year ago, so current Bronies are more likely to be located in Des Moines than Williamsburg, where hipster dudes have probably moved on to the next improbable obsession.

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New Product Tuesday with Vince Offer’s Schticky

Visit Schticky official website from Vince OfferAfter the amazing success of ShamWow and Slap Chop, pitchmen and filmmaker Vince Offer suffered a setback after his February 2009 arrest in Florida for an altercation with a prostitute. Although he’s since made parody commercials like this 2010 spot for Eminem’s Recovery CD, we’ve been waiting over three years for a new As Seen on TV product and commercial from Vince.

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New Product Tuesday with Sticky Balls

Sticky Balls - Magnetic balls toyLast summer, we witnessed the unexpected and inexplicable success of Fushigi, a clear acrylic ball which made you look like a dork while pretending to juggle. This summer, Sticky Balls is vying to be the season’s As Seen on TV toy sensation. No matter how many hi-tech gadgets surround us, humans are still fascinated by magnets. Sticky Balls offers over 200 tiny, shiny attracting and repelling spheres that you can arrange in countless configurations.

Combine the fun of magnets with a mildly dirty joke, and you’ve got a sure recipe for success. Following in the esteemed tradition of Vince Shlomi’s “You’re going to love my nuts,” an anonymous actor in the Sticky Balls commercial makes sure you grokked the double meaning by declaring “My coworkers love playing with my Sticky Balls.”

Your Savvy Shopper offers this advice— it’s OK to play with your own Sticky Balls, but ask first before you play with those of friends or coworkers.

Please Don’t Watch This Trailer for Vince Offer’s New Movie

Because we always want to supply the latest As Seen on TV news, we feel obligated to tell you that Vince Offer, pitchman of ShamWow and Slap Chop fame, is filming a sequel to 1999’s Underground Comedy Movie. Here’s the trailer, and it’s even more offensive, disgusting and juvenile than the original. This video is not only unsafe for work, it’s inappropriate for anyone, anytime. In a sad comment on her life and career, Lindsay Lohan is involved. Watch if you must, but you have been warned.

(Video has been removed from YouTube)

 

Vince from ShamWow’s Commercial for Eminem’s Recovery CD

Am I dreaming, or is this really the one and only Vince Offer Shlomi from ShamWow and Slap Chop, pitching the new CD from Eminem, Recovery? I’d been hearing rumors about a new product from Vince, but this is not what I expected! Too bad the ShamPon is sold out.