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I avoid watching television commercials at all costs. I fast forward through them, mute them, read Twitter updates during them. Because if I am channel surfing and come across an infomercial, I stop. More from CNNMoney.com: • How I Afford Two-Month Vacations • My Spending Fast: I Saved $18,000 in a Year • American Express Offered a Credit Card to My 3-Year-Old! The eager salesman, the satisfied customers, the 800-number begging you to call -- it's entertainment, and I'm easily swayed. The perky presenters are unapologetic in their enthusiasm for a product and its merits, and I appreciate that transparency. They aren't selling soda by selling sex; they are selling a blanket with arms by selling a blanket with arms. With only bland stage sets as props, they detail each reason and way the product will change your life