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In 1967, you needed the best filmed entertainment humanity could produce, it was important.
posted by vrakatar on Apr 26, 2014 - 26 comments

Just a Lady

The Kutiman Orchestra performs "Just a Lady" live. "Just a Lady" was one of seven songs on the masterful found-footage sampling project Thru You (previously, samples and downloads) and was my personal favorite, so I'm very happy to see a live version. [more inside]
posted by flatluigi on Feb 27, 2014 - 6 comments

There is a surprise at the end.

A Camera falls out of a plane. It records the journey. It is found eight months later. [Video contains flashing images.]
posted by codacorolla on Feb 11, 2014 - 56 comments

While the Band Played On

I have always been fascinated by the way music can completely change the way you watch film - and how you feel as you watch the images. Adam Curtis [more inside]
posted by Grangousier on Nov 15, 2012 - 25 comments


Robbie is a short film assembled from NASA archive footage.
posted by anigbrowl on Jul 11, 2012 - 9 comments

Scavenger Hunt...?

"Earlier this year my estranged father passed away. Among his limited possessions was a box of VHS tapes. They included strange footage hidden away for years." [more inside]
posted by xchmp on Sep 17, 2011 - 107 comments

Kids who don't want to have fun need not apply

"Having now played the game, I'd like to take issue with the slogan on the box. 'Fun' this game is not. And 'educational'? Well, if disappointment, conflict and frustration are character building experiences, then I guess you could say there is an educational element to this game." Rap Rat is a bizzare video board game with an aesthetic that can best be described as in your face (gameplay video). [more inside]
posted by codacorolla on Aug 15, 2011 - 23 comments

I hope they don't cook bacon

Cooking With Beefcake was a VHS cooking show about cooking near naked men. (Warning: Contains butts, feathered hair) (via)
posted by The Whelk on Jun 26, 2011 - 38 comments

The Angriest Man in the World

Winnebago Man is the name given to a set of outakes from a 1987 instructional video presented by Jack Rebney. As Rebney swore, thumped and shouted his way through the virtues of said RV, the crew captured it all, and tapes circulated and eventually made him a YouTube hit. Ben Steinbauer went to find Jack, to discover what he made of his online notoriety, and eventually deliver him to his audience to see whether they were what he expected. (If you;'re in the UK, you can watch the film here.)( [more inside]
posted by mippy on Oct 5, 2010 - 38 comments

You know who else liked lightening bolts?

Hey children of the 90s! Remember back when all you had to worry about was corruption by Pokemon and Harry Potter? [DLYT?]
posted by mccarty.tim on Apr 10, 2010 - 34 comments

Let's go shooting, and then we can go shopping!

Everything is Terrible presents A Woman's Guide To Firearms, a mildly patronizing introduction to gun lust for the fairer sex.
posted by The Devil Tesla on Dec 7, 2009 - 35 comments

"Co-ed bubble bath sounds like a real fun idea I want to try out..."

More video dating awkwardness courtesy of the Found Footage Festival. What do you do when you finally meet the goddess? Seduce her with hypnosis, of course. Previously...
posted by hermitosis on Nov 25, 2009 - 22 comments

I don't know about you guys, but I'm super excited for boring week

Everything is Terrible presents Boring Week: Ways to win bingo, rainbows around the moon, the secrets of simple packing, and hunting treestand safety.
posted by The Devil Tesla on Sep 16, 2009 - 21 comments

if everything is terrible, then nothing is

Everything is terrible [more inside]
posted by philip-random on Jun 24, 2009 - 39 comments

We're all blue from projection tubes

UK band The Get Out Clause made their newest video by performing in front of 80 of London's approximately 13 million CCTV cameras, and then requesting the footage via the Data Protection Act. The footage was then edited together into this music video. [more inside]
posted by whir on May 12, 2008 - 60 comments

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