Category: Health & Self Help
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Joe Pickett and Nick Prueher of the Found Footage Festival posed as a strongman duo named Chop & Steele and managed to get booked on three unsuspecting morning shows, promoting a live tour called "Give Thanks for ...
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Carole Maggio, facial exerciser to the stars, takes us through some basic, humiliating facercises in this 1996 VHS gem.
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We found this promotional DVD for the Clean Butt Bidet Spa last year and it made us realize how much we hate the word "butt." This company is still in business if you're interested, at www.cleanbutt.com, of course.
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This video was found at a Goodwill in Avon, Ohio and its purpose, we assume, was to teach kids that the doctor's office is nothing to be afraid of. Turns out that going to the doctor is actually the most horrific expe...
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This clip is from an acne treatment promotional video that tries to pass itself off as a hip, MTV-style talk show for teens. Annoying, although admittedly, if this were a real show, we'd be tuning in every day.
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In this excerpt from Oakland-based public access show, "Something's Happening," a man named Arthur Bloom introduces the world to a miracle cure involving mucus, grape juice and a spray bottle. More "Something's Happen...
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Watch this clip from a video called "Your Perfect Shape!" and learn how to dress right for your body shape. Me, I'm a spoon.
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In this instructional video for a terrifying beauty device called the Rejuvenique Face Mask, host Linda Evans tells you about the benefits of electrocuting your face. Featured in the FFF Vol. 2 DVD.
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Donna Barrett-Gilbert, the unmistakably Christian hairstylist with credits on "Star Trek V," "Rambo III" and "Walker, Texas Ranger," takes us on a rambling journey through the horrific world of wig styling. More on th...
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Looking good is hard work, but these miracle products (and their accompanying instructional videos) promised to make it easier to get tighter skin, better groomed hair, and cleaner sinuses. Included herein: The Flowbe...
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A few years ago, Nick had a cable access show called "Talkin' Beards" on a Manhattan cable access channel. On this particular episode, Nick and his bearded guest, Chris Elliott, take a viewer's call.
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We found this combination hair styling video/blaxploitation movie (running time: 55 mins.) in Detroit. In it, Cool C, the Chief Executive Officer of II Hype, teaches us how to create an easy, breezy hairstyle known as...
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More wig styling tips from consummate weirdo Donna Barratt Gilbert, who seems to be having a conversation with a little person who lives inside her head. Found by Billy Taylor in Tennessee.
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Judith Olivia, the inexplicably shirtless host of "Face Aerobics," teaches you some basic exercises for your flabby, out-of-shape face. More "Face Aerobics" can be found on the Found Footage Festival Vol. 1 DVD.
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This 1996 sex education video for teens tries so hard to be hip and edgy that it ends up being more irritating than the disease it's warning you about.
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This shameless pitch for Retin-A acne medication tries to talk to teens on their level...by rapping! More "Acne Rap" on the Found Footage Festival Vol. 2 DVD.
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This 1996 informational video about alcohol and the elderly certainly means well, but its message is lost on host Ed Asner, who makes alcoholism sound kind of fun.
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In this infomercial from the late '80s, Vietnamese-immigrant and real estate mogul Tom Vu talks about how rich he is. Is it any wonder he's famous from Quebec to Miami? Found by David Whittaker.
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This amateur video showcases patient testimonies of Dr. Stjernholm. The bio included with the tape lists his doctorates in Naturopathy and Chiropractic, but the modest doctor left out that he is also a master filmmake...
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An Italian woman's search for spiritual enlightenment gets a kick in the pants from her husband, who tells her to lose some weight.
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This 1986 dramatization about the dangers of drugs and drinking stars Judd Nelson and Burt Reynolds, the living embodiments of clean living and sobriety. Also starring a young and impressionable Dermot Mulroney.
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According to the back of the box, this video "uses rock music, humor and slick pacing to reach its teenage audience." It also happens to be the single most Canadian anti-smoking PSA ever produced.
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In this post-"Karate Kid" instructional video, Pat Morita talks ad nauseam about his love for shiatsu massage while a woman in rolled up jean shorts stands around with nothing to do.
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This informational video for a Bay Area self-help guru encourages participants to talk about their life dreams, which include writing books about angels and touching people. Donated by David Cross.