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February 24, 2003 9:17 AM   Subscribe

"With VinylVideo™, you can now transform your old record player and your TV set into a brand-new home movie medium - quickly, conveniently, and without complicated instruction manuals. With the revolutionary VinylVideo™ Picture Disks, for which numerous top-name artists have already produced exclusive works, you can now design your own TV viewing program featuring picture quality that is truly extraordinary." Hey hey that sounds useful! Maybe their next big idea is replacing DVDs with Viewmaster reels. Check out the real audio informercial if you have the chacne.
posted by Stan Chin (8 comments total)

 
Very interesting, but very old. I'm certain this was posted before, but was unable to find it via the search.

Still, for those who've yet to behold the spectacle that is vinyl video, this is a site worth visiting.
posted by aladfar at 9:20 AM on February 24, 2003


I by the way, am plagued with Chacne, a rare strain of pimples only known to Cha-Cha dancers. And the title of this post is "It's an" was on purpose, in a complex yeatsian postmodern ...something... ah I just screwed up. It's supposed to say "It's an Art Joke, People"

Here's an ABC News Article by the Way.

And indeed as aladfar says, its very old, I couldn't find it in a search either.
posted by Stan Chin at 9:21 AM on February 24, 2003


Not seen that before, the 'Infomercial' is hilarious!
posted by chrid at 10:22 AM on February 24, 2003


I'd love to see what happens when you play various actual LPs through it...
posted by dorian at 12:06 PM on February 24, 2003


Old? It's 35 years late! [/obtuse]

ow, my eyes...
posted by ubi at 12:09 PM on February 24, 2003


Conceptually, the idea is grabby: filling in the post-ecological niche.
posted by Ogre Lawless at 3:16 PM on February 24, 2003


Current exhibition at the newly opened FACT centre in Liverpool UK. I'm suspecting Stan might be from my area.
posted by feelinglistless at 4:10 PM on February 24, 2003


Found it, I think, or one of the old variants.
posted by tss at 5:22 PM on February 24, 2003


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