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2009-06-28 -Obits-
RIP Pitchman Billy Mays
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Posted by Seafarious 2009-06-28 13:33|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [510 views ]  Top

#1 In other news: Just For Men™ beard color anticipates revenue losses in the next several fiscal quarters from a loss of a previously lucrative consumer
Posted by Frank G">Frank G  2009-06-28 13:43||   2009-06-28 13:43|| Front Page Top

#2 TMZ: The FAA is already deflecting blame for the death of Billy Mays -- claiming the legendary TV pitchman wasn't wearing a seat belt when he took a shot to the head during a rough landing on a flight he was on yesterday.

Here's what we know -- Billy Mays was aboard US Airways Flight 1241 flying from Philadelphia, which landed roughly when the front tire blew out as it touched down. After the flight, Billy told FOX 13 in Tampa that something struck him in the head -- here's Billy's actual quote:

"All of a sudden as we hit you know it was just the hardest hit, all the things from the ceiling started dropping. It hit me on the head, but I got a hard head."

We called the FAA for comment, and a spokesperson told us, "The passenger needs to wear a seat belt during landing and he didn't."

A spokesperson for US Airways
did not want to comment until more information comes to light.
Posted by Frank G">Frank G  2009-06-28 13:57||   2009-06-28 13:57|| Front Page Top

#3 Billy made over the top successful. RIP.
Posted by Spot">Spot  2009-06-28 14:39||   2009-06-28 14:39|| Front Page Top

#4 I wore out the 'mute' button on 3 clickers over this guy, but he made an honest living which I have to respect. Fifty is is too damn young for the great trek. Rest in peace brother.
Posted by Besoeker 2009-06-28 17:02||   2009-06-28 17:02|| Front Page Top

#5 At least some of the stuff Billy pushed worked.

A better record than many.
Posted by Lord garth 2009-06-28 18:02||   2009-06-28 18:02|| Front Page Top

#6 "You will be missed."

By his family, who have my sympathy.

I don't even want to think about what loudmouth will take his place. *shudder*
Posted by Barbara Skolaut">Barbara Skolaut  2009-06-28 19:10||   2009-06-28 19:10|| Front Page Top

#7 Vince Shlomi and Andrew Sullivan (the "good" one) stand waiting
Posted by Frank G">Frank G  2009-06-28 19:44||   2009-06-28 19:44|| Front Page Top

#8 Damn! Who's gonna sell all this crap now!
Posted by All This Crap Industries 2009-06-28 23:05||   2009-06-28 23:05|| Front Page Top

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