Apple's QuickTime Version 1.0 CD-ROM (1990) came with this peculiar video called "Spoon Man." The 37-second long clip features actor Mark Petrakis as "Spoon Man." He is dressed in a cloak with many cereal boxes attached to it, a pirate eye patch, a very tall, funky hat, and is holding a giant wooden spoon, which is also sporting an eye patch. This video becomes increasingly funnier and more absurd the more you re-watch it. The clip is meant to demonstrate the software's audio and video encoding abilities.
There are some pretty wild commercials in this compilation of 1-900 advertisements. I'm dying of curiosity to see who actually paid to call the 1-900 number "Is Elvis Alive?" I do hope those callers discovered the truth about Elvis, and got their money's worth. The commercials only get stranger from here. At 2:12, a bored… READ THE REST
Deee-Lite's music video for Groove Is In The Heart never gets old. I've loved this song since I was a child. I would do anything to be at a dance party with everyone in this video. Their outfits, dance moves, and the psychedelic backgrounds in the video are way too cool. The song is from… READ THE REST
Le Balayeur (The Street Sweeper) is a French animated short from 1990 by Serge Elissalde. It appeared on MTV's Liquid Television. The style is sketchy and raw. It tells the story of a grumpy street sweeper. To keep his street clean, he pushes garbage, dirt, people, and cars down a drain hole. When a child… READ THE REST
We thank our sponsor for making this content possible; it is not written by the editorial staff nor does it necessarily reflect its views. Collectively, we spend 6 billion hours per month watching Netflix. True, the streaming giant has some hits, but there's somewhere else to turn when you're in the mood for a stellar… READ THE REST
We thank our sponsor for making this content possible; it is not written by the editorial staff nor does it necessarily reflect its views. With people feeling stranded inside their own homes during much of last year, one of the easiest ways to take things off their minds was by picking up a new hobby.… READ THE REST
We thank our sponsor for making this content possible; it is not written by the editorial staff nor does it necessarily reflect its views. Anybody who's owned a phone charger, or any other charger with a small cord for headphones or a similar device, knows how quickly they can wear down. Not only that, but… READ THE REST