Think back. His show has always been an infomercial, full of plugs and self promotion. We see now that he was a better salesman than entertainer, because he got a lot of us hooked, yet, when you listen to his old shows they really were lame and full of "shock" value and yes, self-promotion. He made it appear that The Beanstalk, Snapple, and his crappy pay for views and videos were a way of life, when in fact he was intentionally duping us on his way to fame and fortune. Now that he's there, he thumbs his nose at his fans, some of them loyal.