In the days before Sky Mall and Hammacher Schlemmer, Americans had just one option to purchase their gimmicky gadgets—late night TV. Whether you needed a vacuum-equipped razor, an in-the-shell egg scrambler, or the best damn rotisserie $19.95 could buy, all you had to do was pick up the phone. Our friends at Oobject have collected nine of the coolest products you never knew you couldn't live without.
So you can smoke in the car with your kids.
Possibly the strangest Ronco product of all - why would you want to scramble the egg inside the shell?
"Hey, good looking, I'll be back to pick you up later!" Broadcast your voice on any FM radio.
The was a very large gap between the demonstrated product and the reality.
A classic demonstration of anchoring - mention a number and then the lower ones seem like a bargain.
Love the image of the guy drinking from a ceramic cup in a burgundy leather interior.