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TxBuilder 06-28-2009 03:29 PM

RIP Billy Mays
 
Everyone read that Billy Mays died? I liked his show Pitchmen.

dakuda 06-28-2009 04:46 PM

I never saw the show. I didn't even kow who he was until I saw an OxyClean commercial.

The video of him going through the McDonald's drive through was amusing though.

kok328 06-29-2009 07:51 AM

What a week. Ed McMahon, Farah Fawcet, Michael Jackson & Billy Maze. I thought death only came in 3's. RIP to all 4 of them.

glennjanie 06-29-2009 08:19 PM

But wait, there's more! Just pay shipping and handling!

Redwood 06-30-2009 11:11 AM

Somewhere I saw an article that implied Jacko did a suicide because his disease had ruined his lungs and he no longer could sing...:eek:

With the FCC looking at making commercials quieter maybe Billy Mays days were numbered too...:eek:

A tasteless joke I know but his commercials were pretty tasteless too...

http://i44.photobucket.com/albums/f2.../billymays.jpg

majakdragon 07-01-2009 07:53 AM

He was a great pitchman. Too bad he pushed some products that that also had high hidden costs such as the Awesome Auger. $19.95 but almost $60 by the time you paid separate shipping and handling for the "freebies". This, and the drill you got was corded, unless you upgraded to the battery model. He was one of the best at what he did, he just worked for some unsavory companies. Add Fred Tavelena to the list of deaths. He was one of the best impersonators ever. Worked Vegas and TV for many years.

inspectorD 07-01-2009 05:13 PM

yup
 
Fred was the "impersonator" :D
He did a great job at makin folks laugh.

kok328 07-02-2009 07:45 AM

And now Karl Malden, dead at 97yrs. young? Wow!

NogaroS4 07-02-2009 04:56 PM

Can't forget David Caradine!!

homefish 07-03-2009 01:32 PM

Ton of celebrities dying lately...


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