Polished pitchmen – and their wares – are popular fare at the fair

  • Article by: John Ewoldt , Star Tribune
  • Updated: August 26, 2013 - 9:45 PM

For many fairgoers, the Great Minnesota Get-Together is the Great Minnesota Infomercial. And they like it that way.

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Observant59Aug. 27, 13 8:38 AM

Billy Newcomb is the best, no question. Always a highlight at the Fair, no matter what he's selling.

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carlbsAug. 27, 1311:54 AM

Interesting. Normally, I would shy away from any sort of "pitch" man. But I see the allure. Going all the way back to the carnival barker. Plus, never doubt when a kid is mesmerized.

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uioplearnAug. 27, 13 3:08 PM

I hate these guys! But I do have to admit that some people really soak this stuff up.

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