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Billy Mays Found Dead At 50

Bear and advertising icon Billy Mays was found dead in his family home early Sunday at the age of 50. Family members say that Mays reported hitting his head during a rough commercial US Airways landing the day before and had said he wasn’t feeling well afterwards. It was unclear whether the bumpy landing contributed to Mays’ death, but he …

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Bear TV

Billy Mays, the advertising pitchman (and bear icon) that the Washington Post is calling the most ubiquitous face on television today, is getting a reality show. About being an advertising pitchman. In the fall, Mays will start taping a TV reality show, “Pitchmen,” which will follow the creation of a two-minute commercial, from start to finish. But with many of …

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