Category: Public Access
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This public access show out of Austin, TX was intended as an instructional video for non-English speakers.
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In this video from a 1983 Tucson public access show, amateur animal trainer Jenny Getter explains how animals can be used to reform hardened criminals. Then she makes her bunny play the piano.
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Everyone's favorite "trained" bunny, B.B., performs a Christmas "trick" involving a candy cane, then a golden retriever does the same, all at the behest of perky trainer Jenny. From a 1983 Tucson public access tape.
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CMSF is quite possibly the most ambitious public access show ever. Host Jim W. Hawkins has recorded over 500 episodes over the last 10 years. Who knew there was that much cheerleading news to cover?
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We've rounded up our holiday favorites into this cavalcade of Christmas crap, including a holiday special by Los Angeles weirdo Miss Velma, a public access Christmas show from Alabama's Dean & Company, The Holiday...
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It sucks that somebody's grandma had to see this, but we're so glad that this show exists. This is Los Angeles public access at its finest. Thanks to Johnny Ryan for hooking us up.
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We taped this show off Madison cable access TV in 1992 and have been quoting it ever since. There's a lot to admire about the 12-year-old host, Mark: his catty dismissal of Captain EO, his strict adherence to the five...
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A small sampling of some of the weird and wonderful found footage on display in the Found Footage Festival Volume 6 DVD and live tour (2012).
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A quick look at what's on tap in the new Found Footage Festival show, coming soon to your city.
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This 1983 audition for a Tucson public access show proves that dancing in the '80s was little more than basic calisthenics set to music. And yet, we can't look away.
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The Found Footage Festival is playing Edinburgh Festival Fringe Aug. 3rd-27th, 2017 at Underbelly Cowgate. Click here for tickets.
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On Episode 201 of Chris Gethard Presents, Joe and Nick of Found Footage Festival take viewers on a guided tour through their vast collection of public access videos from all around the world.
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In honor the recent election--y'all knew that was happening, right?--we have dug up a pair of strange videos that show very different sides of America. This one features an Austin cable-access host who's more than hap...
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To close out Great Women Of The VHS Era Awareness Week, we bring you the sad but true story of a woman obsessed with making fools of her pets, particularly poor little B.B. Bunny.
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If you've never seen Heavy Metal Parking Lot , you might want to drop whatever you're up to and check it out. One of the documentary's directors, Jeff Krulik, used to work at a public-access station, and he gave us ac...
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Meet Wayne Brian Meyer. This guy isn't messing around. He's a public-access star from Eau Claire, Wisconsin, who starts his show with a warning that it contains "formal orders... to drop dead in the name of Jesus Chri...
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"Dancing With Frank" is apparently a half-hour show in which Frank Pacholski, naked save for a mask and a banana hammock, dances around suggestively in a semi-circle of elderly people. Why the mask, if he's using his ...
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TV Awareness Week concludes with a magnum opus from amateur singer-songwriter Harvey Sid Fisher.
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Exercise Video Awareness Week continues with a gymnastics public access show called Mikenastics.
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Cat Awareness Week continues with a cat named Princess Kitty, who reluctantly puts up with being dressed up in human clothes.
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Public-access TV is known for crackpots, but here's a guy Walter Bloom who believes he can cure disease and cheat death by spraying grape juice into his cheeks and spitting out huge chunks of mucus. He sets the mucus ...
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It's TV Awareness Week at the Found Footage Show and we take the first step up the "Stairway to Stardom."
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You saw "Dancing with Frank Pacholski," the unforgettable 1999 public access show where a balding man in a speedo danced for uninterested elderly people. Now see our exclusive interview with the man, in which we left ...
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Nick Douglas is a documentary filmmaker’s best friend. He is a “professional expert,” a talking head that can glue everything together, a man who’s always got the perfect sound bite for any documentary, whether it’s a...