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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...
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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...
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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.
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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!
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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?
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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?
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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.
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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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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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This instructional video enlists the help of several 80s metalheads as guinea pigs for some ambitious Halloween "makeups," including the ever popular "Burn Victim."
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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.
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This vaguely religious video by the Jehovah's Witnesses shows that, among other things, people in gangs have more fun.
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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...
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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.
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Everything you need to know to plan your 1986 wedding!
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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...
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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...
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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.
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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...