This one-hour, thirteen-minute video of a post-punk show featuring The Birthday Party, Lydia Lunch, and Die Haut was shot by Gerd Plitzner and Rudi Frings and took place in 1982 in Cologne, Germany. This warped VHS will teleport you right back to that era. Listen to more of The Birthday Party and Lydia Lunch here: The Agony is Ecstasy.
Pan Am Training Video: "The Smoker" is a training video from the 80s about how to handle difficult situations involving smokers on planes. The video features skits in which a retro-Karen is smoking in the "no smoking zone" on the plane. In response, the flight attendant argues with the smoker, who refuses to sit a… READ THE REST
This ambient new age cassette from the 80s takes the listener on a guided trip where they will supposedly encounter dolphins in their mind. I listened to the first 20 minutes and haven't seen any dolphins yet, but maybe that's a good thing because I feel a bit like the tape is trying to indoctrinate… READ THE REST
This 1987 LJN Video Art commercial features a digital drawing system that connected to your television. You would draw with a controller, and the drawing would appear on the TV screen. The commercial hypes up the product with the line "now the best thing on TV is me!" Why does this look way more fun to… READ THE REST
Belgian waffles are a blank template for unforgettable weekend breakfasts. From savory creations with avocado, bacon, and goat cheese to the traditional sweet kinds with berries, powdered sugar, and syrup, waffles are unstoppable. However, nothing brings down a waffle-inspired dream morning like the antiquated, dirty waffle iron that cooks unevenly or worse, unexpectedly burns and dries… READ THE REST
Summer is here, which means we're spending less time under blankets and more time under stars. And, while we're no longer chasing the sun quite as fast, sometimes random household chores do need an extra flash of light here and there. This One80 LED Headlamp will help you get the darker things done so you can get back… READ THE REST
From your music streaming subscriptions and bank accounts to your work laptop, passwords unlock the most vital things in our lives. Unfortunately, that's a mess to track unless you're exceptionally organized or have some intricate communication system for your passwords and logins. If you aren't, you might deal with many forgotten unique passwords, annoying security questions, and botched password… READ THE REST