Monday, March 30, 2009
It Slices, It Dices . . .
Cranked out this piece over the weekend. It's about Ron Popeil, the man who pioneered the infomercial and brought us such ground-breaking inventions as Spray-On Hair, the Pocket Fisherman, and the Showtime Rotisserie. My angle was that he kind of evolved the entrepreneurial method of sales from door to door to the wider-reaching medium of television. I'll get some feedback today, so we'll see what happens . . .