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Found Footage Show: VHS Covers, Part 2

Added by 7 years ago

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In our travels through resale shops and garbage bins, we frequently come across VHS tapes whose artwork actually turns out to be more exciting than the videos contained inside them. Like this? Then you'll love our boo...

Frisbee Disc Video

Added by 7 years ago

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This demonstration/how-to video proves that no how many cool tricks you can do, no matter how awesome your Bud Light sweatshirt is, and no matter how out-of-left-field your "Get Smart" impression is, Frisbee will neve...

Fun With Character Voices

Added by 7 years ago

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Ventriloquist extraordinaire Liz VonSeggen teaches classes full of working class men and women (and annoying kids) how to create funny voices. And maybe works through some of her own demons in the process.

Fun with Ventriloquism

Added by 1 year ago

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We found a dozen different ventriloquism how-to videos at a Goodwill in Atlantic City. Was Liz Seggen's 1992 VHS tape, "Fun with Ventriloquism," the best? Hell n'yeah!

Gimme Shelter

Added by 6 years ago

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Not the Rolling Stones documentary but equally tragic, this how-to video about training your shelter dog raises the question: wouldn't euthanasia be better than living with this family?

Grooming And Bathing Your Cat

Added by 7 years ago

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From part one of a multi-volume cat care series, this video proves once and for all that cats hate being groomed and bathed. And can you blame them?

Guinea Pigs!

Added by 7 years ago

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This 1993 instructional video, featuring state-of-the-art computer animation, is all about how to care for your guinea pig "pet pal." Apparently, they hate rap music.

Hair Again

Added by 5 years ago

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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...

Hair Again, Part 2

Added by 5 years ago

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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.

Halloween Makeups

Added by 6 months ago

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This instructional video enlists the help of several 80s metalheads as guinea pigs for some ambitious Halloween "makeups," including the ever popular "Burn Victim."

Hospital Clowning

Added by 7 years ago

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There are a lot of complicated rules and regulations to hospital clowning. I swear, we wouldn't even do it at all if God hadn't told us to.

How Can I Make Real Friends?

Added by 6 years ago

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This vaguely religious video by the Jehovah's Witnesses shows that, among other things, people in gangs have more fun.

How To Be A Real Man

Added by 5 years ago

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This clip from a video entitled "How to be a Real Man," found at a flea market in Berea, Ohio, shows hip teenagers that life isn't only about Demolition Man posters, Counting Crows CDs and dressing like a bumbling und...

How to Have Cybersex on the Internet

Added by 4 years ago

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This 1997 instructional video can't decide whether to be informational or sexy and, as a result, succeeds at neither. Tedium has never been this topless.

How To Plan Your Wedding

Added by 7 years ago

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Everything you need to know to plan your 1986 wedding!

How To Raise A Street-Smart Kid

Added by 4 years ago

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This video purports to teach children how to be safe from strangers and then proceeds to mock those same children by showing them how ignorant they are. Pretty good strategy if you ask us. This tape was found at a fle...

How To Seduce Women Through Hypnosis

Added by 5 years ago

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A Found Footage Festival classic, this video somehow manages to be creepier than its title suggests. And that's quite a feat for a video called "How to Seduce Women Through Hypnosis." Available on the FFF Vol. 2 DVD.

I Gotta Go!

Added by 5 years ago

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We find a lot of potty training videos at thrift stores, but "I Gotta Go!" might be the catchiest one of all time. Plus, there's a chimp at the end.

Infant Massage

Added by 7 years ago

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Babies these days lead stressful lives, so give them a massage to relieve all that built-up tension. But don't take our word for it; take it from Jeff Criswell, offensive lineman for the Kansas City Chiefs.

Inline Skating Is Fun

Added by 4 years ago

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This video extols the virtues of rollerblading in an aggressively hip way, while demonstrating the importance of helmets in a manner that rollerbladers can easily understand.

Learn The Dances Of The 80s

Added by 7 years ago

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"America's most popular dance instructor" Christy Lane teaches you how to do the Robo Cop, the Running Man, the Roger Rabbit, the Pac Man, and other completely irrelevant dances from the 1980s.

Linda Blair’s How To Get Revenge

Added by 5 years ago

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This instructional video, starring Linda Blair from "The Exorcist," starts out with a jokey premise, but the revenge tips that Blair and company offer are far too well-thought-out and far too illegal to be anything bu...

Magic: The Gathering Instructional Video

Added by 4 years ago

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Found at a Salvation Army in Detroit, this instructional video tries way too hard to make Magic: The Gathering seem fun. It fails colossally.

Magical Rainbow Sponge

Added by 4 years ago

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In our years of collecting VHS, we've learned that all arts and crafts videos are boring. But this one, an instructional video for the Magical Rainbow Sponge, is the one exception to the rule. The host, Dee Gruenig, i...