Victor Kiam was an entrepreneur who famously pitched his Remington electric shavers on popularTV commercials in the 1980s. Kiam was interviewed by Joel Engardio for the POV magazine column "When I Was 25" where successful people talk about their formative days. The POV essay was written by Joel Engardio based on his recorded interview with Kiam.
Essay (below) published October 1997.
Edited audio of interview (click here) from June 1997.