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Vince Shlomi

Offer "Vince" Shlomi (born April 25, 1964), also known as Vince Offer, the "ShamWow!" Guy, or Headset Vince, is an infomercial pitchman, writer, director, and comedian. Offer's first major work was the 1999 comedy film The Underground Comedy Movie. In the late 2000s, Offer began appearing on television commercials for the products "ShamWow!", a super-absorbent towel, the "Slap Chop", a kitchen utensil, and a lint roller called the "Schticky". In 1999, Vince Offer directed and appeared in The Underground Comedy Movie, which was met with extremely negative reviews. DVDs of the film were marketed via television infomercial. The film also led to several lawsuits. Although the film was released and screened in 1999, Offer was bankrupt by 2002 and home video distribution plans were shelved. Offer, who had previously been a successful vegetable chopper salesman and businessman, resumed selling vegetable choppers at swap meets to support himself and raise money to complete his film project. Within a few months, he had earned enough to resume production, and the movie was finally completed, released, and marketed entirely on late-night infomercials that Offer paid for with his earnings from

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