EPISODE 2 - AI - THE FIRST 20 MINUTES. WEST COAST SPOILER. STOP READING NOW!
An update of the first 30 minutes so far - EAST COAST.
Chicago Auditions First up.
Brian Conant, 47 – Post Office Supervisor Flatulance Deoderizer – 3 ply deodorizer eliminating the smell of gas. "The future of personal hygene" His wife had a smelly episode that inspired the invention. “They looked at it like a joke” he said. - yup. TOTAL BUST. ----------
Erik Thompson – 40 – Detroit – Factory worker And his buddy. Invention: The receivers training pole. Teaches players to catch the ball out front. Cost him $30 bucks to make. Lot’s of energy.
Doug. Looking at the volume, not the big wow. NO
Peter. Good. potential. Struggling with the volume. Yes.
BOOM! On to the next round. Fun idea. Nearly takes out the host on the way out. “ingenuity, creativity over the top baby.” We made it man” --------------------------------------
Georgina Huerta, 33 – Sales Manager Spunky Blonde reveals the naughty night lingerie. It’s a gift wrapped woman. With one easy tug her bow, which covers her privates, comes off instantly. Perfect for Valentine’s Day, Bachelor Parties… etc. Mary say’s it’s stupid. Walks out gets her a jacket. Which, by the way, she already had. “Grow up, get a job, get a life…” Mary says NO. So do the other judges. Does this feel like a set up? TOTAL BUST. LITERALLY. ----------------------------
Mark Griffin – 51, Sales Consultant Sold a lot of stuff. Had the vision 26 years ago. Quit his job, sold all his stuff, traded his Saab in, sold his wife’s wedding ring, and drove to Chicago. He made his dream come true. His invention is going to be an Olympic Sport INVENTION: Bullet ball – is a high energy game where you push a ball back and forth across a table that has mini walls. Doug gets up to play. Object to get ball past opponent. Peter – says he hopes the guy doesn't lose his mind. Doug – a game inventor himself says… NO. Ed – no, says he hopes this doesn’t destroy him Mary – no – “please get your life back” I say.... You’ve got to wonder why they would do this to this poor guy. Perhaps not letting him on the show would have given him the idea. But maybe they figured it was the only way to really convince him. You know, on national TV in front of 15 million viewers. ----------------
That's the first half of the show. Stayed tuned for second half next.