Alex Garcia, Chicago Tribune
September 19, 2011
Deluxe Gopher Pick Up & Reaching Tool ($9.88) "extends your reach nearly three feet," eliminating "bending, climbing or straining" with "suction cups for better grip."
What they don't say on TV: Too flimsy to pick up items weighing more than a few ounces, this model broke almost immediately. Suction cups get in the way so you can't pick up a piece of paper easily either.
Ellen says: Just awful