Category: Public Access
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What did Rent-A-Friend do after Rent-A-Friend? He went on to host a very entertaining local TV show called Wild Chicago, spotlighting weird people and places around the city. If you like these highlights, there's a fu...
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This week on VCR Party Live!, Chris Gethard (Broad City, Beautiful/Anonymous) joins to watch weird and wonderful public access footage, including The Thomas Odatey Explosion! Plus, a birthday strip-o-gram, McDonald's ...
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In this week's episode of VCR Party Live!, we watch a training video for altar boys, a car care video featuring shirtless hunks, and another segment of the mysterious "bonion sergery" tape. Watch VCR Party Live! li...
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This week on VCR Party Live!, music critic Steven Hyden (Twilight of the Gods) joins us to critique local commercial jingles, watch a surprising amount of TGIF, and talk about his former life as impressionist, Funnyman.
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This week on VCR Party Live!, puppeteer Ryan Dillon from Sesame Street and The DillonGale Idiots joins us to watch puppet videos and more. Watch VCR Party Live! live every Tuesday night at 9pm ET at facebook.com/fo...
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This week on VCR Party Live!, Gabe Gronli from The Late Show with Stephen Colbert joins us to watch public access and more from our home state of Wisconsin. Watch VCR Party Live! live every Tuesday night at 9pm EST...
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From "Stairway to Stardom," the greatest public access show in the history of television, this dance routine by Lola Perazzo is nothing short of stunning. The leotard could have left more to the imagination, but every...
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We've watched this 3 a.m. Austin public access show in its entirety and we're still not sure what it's about. We just know it's basically unwatchable. Try to make it through the intro.
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The irrepressibly plucky Werner Zotter, a.k.a. "The Cowboy From Vienna," broadcasts on cable access TV in Austin, Texas. The man can play a mean accordion.
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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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Sometimes we wonder how Jesus does it. Can you imagine being on the receiving end of this prayer? Christ! More Jesus crying on FFF Volue 5 DVD.
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This video is billed as a behind-the-scenes look at the "World's Smartest Cat," but it seems more like a vanity project to us. Princess Kitty doesn't seem as excited about her new outfit as the two crazy cat ladies are.
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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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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...
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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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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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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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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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Exercise Video Awareness Week continues with a gymnastics public access show called Mikenastics.
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TV Awareness Week concludes with a magnum opus from amateur singer-songwriter Harvey Sid Fisher.
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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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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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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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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.