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Pitchmen, Pichman Billy Mays Dead at 50

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Billy Mays, household products’ household name, the Ron Popeil Oxi-Clean, died yesterday at the age of 50.

The autopsy results are to be released tomorrow. He was said to have suffered a hit to the head during a landing of a US Airways flight. According to the LA Times, the season finale of his show Pitchmen will air on Wednesday (according to our DVR it won’t) and according to our sources his around-the-clock commercials are still running. He’s selling products from the grave. That’s commitment.

This is very sad.

We should all spend the day really appreciating celebrities since they seem to be dying in packs. It’s important.

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