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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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This clip, from a VHS tape called "California Big Hunks," shows how a graffiti-spraying street hunk turns his life around after seeing a shiny picture of Michael Jackson taped to a wall.
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Marc "Animal" MacYoung (featured in "Self Defense Montage" in the Volume 3 DVD) is back with some friends in this homemade instructional video about winning bar fights. And yes, there's a reenactment!
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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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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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We know very little about "City of Secrets," other than the fact that the trailer was found on video by our friend Jeff in Maryland. The movie appears to borrow its plot from The Bourne Identity, its tagline from The ...
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We found this instructional video, "Superchops 4 Bass with Beaver Felton," in Toronto and have been enamored with bass guitar guru Beaver Felton ever since. Here, he explains his finger exercise techniques in a car th...
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This 1998 educational video proved that girls could do anything they wanted to do, including having extremely stilted conversations with female pilots.
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This high-concept video from 1991 introduces you to several women, who make "small talk" and then disrobe while talking to the camera. In this scenario, we meet Sherri, an extremely boring and fully clothed woman who'...
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Our friend Cristina found the trailer to this movie on a 1989 home video release by Vidmark, a company whose previews were always better than the movie you were about to watch. This one features Grease's Eddie Deezen,...
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This 1990 VCR game, hosted by Broadway actress Jane Alexander, combines the excitement of bird watching with the excitement of pressing play and pause on your VCR. It's the perfect activity for your family of over-act...
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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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We found not one but two copies of this video, starring Pastor Steve and Chippy the Church Chimp, at a Salvation Army in Iowa this year. The theme song, apparently sung by Patti LaBelle, kicks off this Christian puppe...
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In this New York Mets video, baseball great Mookie Wilson sings a song about believing in yourself. Inexplicably, it features football, cigarettes, and scientists.
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From the people who brought you the ultra-catchy "I Gotta Go!" comes this Caribbean-influenced potty training ditty, complete with crude animation.
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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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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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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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In this insider peek into the real life of former teen heartthrob Chad Allen, the "Our House" star talks about his interests, making sure to stress that girls are on that list. Another fine entry in the "Corey Haim: M...
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Found on an old VHS tape of soap operas taped off TV, this commercial offers lonely housewives a chance to hear all the latest pre-recorded daytime TV news. It's the next best thing to being there!
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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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Joe was watching TV at his parents' house last summer and stumbled across this beautifully composed local commercial. Turn up the volume, memorize the lyrics, and sing this song for the rest of your life.
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This clip is from a tape made in a "Video Portrait Studio" kiosk (typically found in malls and theme parks in the 90s) where participants lip sync and dance to a song of their choice. This guy brought his rabbit puppet.
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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.