Hiccups: a cute/scary one minute film seen on Clive Barker's Short Screamers and AFV

Michaem Schmitt's (very) short film Hiccups was featured in Clive Barker's half-hour TV special "Short Screamers" (2003) and won on America's Funniest Home Videos in 2005. It reminds me of Albert Brooks and Dan Aykroyd's excellent prologue from Twilight Zone: The Movie, below.

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"America's Funniest Home Videos" podcast looks at its history

Before YouTube, it was a TV show that brought us crazy home movie clips. That show, of course, is America's Funniest Home Videos (or "AFV" for short). On the air since 1989, AFV has seen several hosts and has somehow survived the Internet. Now there's a limited-run podcast that looks at its 30-year history from behind the scenes.

I just learned that my friend Brittany High (previously on BB) has spent the greater part of her year working on this five-part podcast series. For America, This Is You, she's interviewed the show's creator Vin Di Bona, the writers, producers, and all of the hosts, including Bob Saget. She wrote, "Yes, he sassed me. More than once. I loved every minute of it!!!!!"

She's even voiced its promo video:

I'm excited for her and to listen in!

America, This Is You is available now on:

Apple Podcasts: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/america-this-is-you/id1488369919 Pandora: https://www.pandora.com/podcast/afv-america-this-is-you/PC:27414 Stitcher: https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/siriusxm/afv-america-this-is-you Overcast: https://overcast.fm/itunes1488369919/afv-america-this-is-you

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