Thursday, November 13, 2014

Great Moments In Infomercial Overacting Of The Day

And the Emmy goes to... nobody.

Why do you hate me, God?

Oh yeah... that's it... don't stop...

WTF was that? Did she sit on a nail?



Oh shit, a pube!


WHAT? I DON'T EVEN HAVE A DOG!




OH! Is THAT what hammers do?

No! Not the-- not the SUN!



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News: Shy Bladder Group Protests 'Awkward' Rob Lowe DirecTV Ad

lolWUT? There's a shy bladder support group? This is a thing? Oh FFS.
News: Shy Bladder Group Protests 'Awkward' Rob Lowe DirecTV Ad

NEW YORK — Shy bladder sufferers want DirecTV to stop airing a television ad where a “painfully awkward” actor Rob Lowe says that he can’t urinate in public.

The satellite TV company suggests its critics should be able to take a joke.

Part of a campaign to encourage people to switch from cable, the ad features two Lowes: a handsome one in a slick suit who claims to be a DirecTV customer, and a goofy-looking Lowe wearing a fanny pack with his hair parted in the middle. “Painfully awkward” Lowe is a cable customer.

The ad touts DirecTV’s service, saying cable makes subscribers wait.

“Fact: I can’t go with other people in the room,” said awkward Lowe, standing at a urinal.

The ad is in poor taste and ridicules a serious problem, said Steve Soifer, CEO of the International Paruresis Association, which estimates that some 7% of Americans have some form of “shy bladder syndrome.”

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