Originally Published: March 25, 2004 7 a.m.
Scott Thompson does a lot of shopping.
But it's not for clothes, usually. Thompson, more commonly known as Carrot Top (the red-haired guy on those telephone commercials), has to shop for supplies to create the props he uses as jokes in his comedy shows.
"I think of jokes," he said, "and then I have to find materials. I'm always out shopping."