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Urban Outfitters Will Sell You Five Random VHS Tapes for $40 if You Want That

Searching for a used 'Night at the Roxbury' tape to complete your collection? You're in luck!
River Donaghey
2.15.19
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A Peep Show Turns Violent in Stefana Fratila's Lynchian "Dancing" Video

The Romanian artist's new song addresses rape culture and victim blaming in male-dominated electronic scenes.
Corinne Przybyslawski
5.12.17
Art

These Guys Want to Build a Pyramid of 'Jerry Maguire' VHS Tapes in the Desert

We caught up with the psychedelic comedy video collective Everything Is Terrible! to discuss their gloriously bizarro vision and massive archive of found footage.
Aly Comingore
2.9.17
Comics!

'What's Wrong with Me?' Today's Comic by Berliac

A young woman wonders what is wrong with her in this strange manga.
Berliac
8.13.16
Culture

How Playing a Daft Punk Robot Funded an All-Cat Remake of 'Carrie'

Music video makers Michael Reich and Mike Pinkney have turned their VHS aesthetic into a bizarre feature length movie about Carrie, but with cats.
Justine Smith
8.2.16
Film

These Guys Are Obsessed With Reissuing Fucked Up Videos From the 80s

We talked to Bleeding Skull Video about why it's important not to let low-budget, homemade exploitation films get lost in the annals of time.
Wil Jones
3.26.15
Stuff

We Talked to the Guy Behind 'Every 90s TV Commercial Ever'

According to creator Dez Dolly, the viral video started out as branded content before it "scared the living shit" out of the sponsor.
Mike Pearl
2.4.15
Words

Hannah Diamond Knows Meta is Better

The face of PC Music gets a bit too real.
Angus Harrison
2.4.15
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Spray Paint's Video for 'Do Less Thing' Is Unashamedly Garage Rock

The video is a pastiche of old VHS recordings from the 80s and 90s, and its the perfect thing to spend two minutes watching on a cold winter day.
Charlie Ambler
1.14.15
Film

Looking Back at Britain's Moral Panic Over Slasher Flicks

The UK's morality police freaked out over gory horror films in the 1980s, leading to a widespread ban—which is now being echoed by a recent crackdown on fetish porn.
Frankie Mullin
12.9.14
Stuff

The Memory Hole Collects the 90s Home Movies That Were Too Weird for TV

Memory Hole is a place of horror and wonder. When you're inside the Hole it's easy for minutes to turn into hours, hours into days, days into weeks, weeks into years.
Troy Farah
11.6.14
Film

We Saw the World's First Throne Made Out of 'Jerry Maguire' VHS Tapes

The brains behind Maguirewatch built a throne out of their 7,489 copies of <i>Jerry Maguire</i> in Los Angeles in August of this year. It's the first time their whole collection has been together since they started the project.
Julia Prescott
10.7.14
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