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  • n. Plural form of infomercial.

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Examples

  • An FTC consent decree ultimately banned Trudeau from appearing in infomercials for any products, except for books, provided that he did not “misrepresent the content of the book.”

    Archive 2009-08-01

  • And then came the 1990s — a comparatively dry period when she appeared in infomercials for the Psychic Friends Network.

    The Copycats

  • It's not quite one of Ross Perot's 30-minute infomercials from the 1992 campaign, but Obama's new, two-minute ad featuring just him talking directly into the camera seems like a bow in the direction of those who argue that voters want to hear the candidates talk about what they would do as president rather than what grief would befall the nation should their opponent win.

    Obama Goes Long - Swampland - TIME.com

  • The world of infomercials is a dark and scary one indeed.

    Tuesday YouTube: Star Trek Double Feature

  • Suppose also that a young, black man from Illinois was given access to, and was able to utilize the S-quad Sound of Silence technology in his public speeches, radio and 30-minute television "infomercials" -- all programmed and designed by "handlers" to illicit strong emotional responses from audience members who then are merely "hearing without listening."

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  • BK: That made me think of infomercials, which is something else you like to poke fun at.

    Buzzine » Todd Glass Interview

  • In its latest assessment of ads or more popularly known as infomercials in which almost half of the

    WN.com - Articles related to BofA to charge annual fees on some credit cards

  • Or we get half-hour informational commercials ( 'infomercials' - yet another My personal favorite is the thirty-minute bit with Ron Jeremy extolling the virtues of a new wonder drug for "male enhancement".

    The Lipstick Chronicles

  • The complaints about religious "infomercials" on the AFN now not only include evangelizing by chaplains and other unacceptable promotions of religion during non-religious programming, but are promoting religion as a substitute for professional mental health care for service members suffering from PTSD, suicidal thoughts, and other mental health problems.

    Chris Rodda: Should the U.S. Military Be Promoting and Endorsing Glenn Beck?

  • The essence of the tweets: That the presentations were tedious "infomercials" from HP, remarkably similar to those from the year previous, and just plain boring.

    HP's Botched OpenWorld Keynotes: What Went Wrong

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