“Infomercial Hell” is a mashup of 90 different horrible infomercial moments into one 5-minute masterpiece.
“When I put this together,” editor Nick Moore told Wired, “I imagined it would be like a bleak, depressing propaganda short of life in Soviet Russia — except funny.”
What’s neat is after seeing so many clips back to back you start to see the same techniques used over and over again, like the Joe and Jane Briefcases who find doing tasks “the normal way” just so full of frustrating fumbles and bumbles. Good thing there’s a product for that!
The piece has been kicking around on the nets for a while but we’ve never covered it before and it’s a deserving enough piece on its own merits.