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Stanley Bing
Just a few ways to be profitably and pleasantly (if uselessly) employed, from Stanley Bing's book, "100 Bulls**t Jobs and How to Get Them" (Harper Collins).
Infomercial spokesperson/celebrity pitchman
Famous example: Master inventor and marketer Ron Popeil
Infomercial spokesperson/celebrity pitchman
Lend personal imprimatur to sell crap in paid programming time.

$$: Millions! Billions! Hundreds of thousands sold! Not available in any store!

The upside: Free stuff, big money, unless you're the nodding dummy tasting the perfectly grilled chicken, then my guess is all you're getting is scale plus perfectly grilled chicken.

The downside: Terminal loss of self-respect.

The dark side: Electric antiwrinkle mask gets wet and sears your face off.
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