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Glenn O'Brien Taught Me That Style Is Survival

Mourning the loss of the cultural treasure, who touched my life with his writing, witticisms, and conviction that style was serious business.
Antwaun Sargent
4.10.17
Glenn O'Brien's TV Party

'TV Party' Gets Medieval on the Crusades Show Episode

Check out archival footage from the infamous punk public access show as its orchestra goes back to the Middle Ages.
Glenn O’Brien
11.19.14
Glenn O'Brien's TV Party

Things Get Spooky on the 'TV Party' Halloween Episode

Check out this episode of the infamous punk public access program that showcased New York's art and music scenes in the late 70s and early 80s.
Glenn O’Brien
11.18.14
Glenn O'Brien's TV Party

Blondie Makes an Appearance on 'TV Party'

In this episode, Blondie swings by the legendary NYC public access show.
Glenn O’Brien
11.17.14
Glenn O'Brien's TV Party

Meet the Musicians Behind 'TV Party'

​On "The Everything for Sale Show," we meet the public access show's orchestra in living color.
Glenn O’Brien
11.16.14
Glenn O'Brien's TV Party

Check Out the Inaugural Episode of 'TV Party'

Artist Robert Delford Brown stops by on the first episode of the legendary NYC public access show—which was filmed back in 1978.
Glenn O’Brien
11.15.14
Glenn O'Brien's TV Party

The Story of Glenn O'Brien's 'TV Party'

We traced the rise and fall of the public access show that featured monoliths of New York's art scene in the late 70s—from Debbie Harry and David Byrne to Iggy Pop and Jean-Michel Basquiat.
Glenn O’Brien
11.14.14
Glenn O'Brien's TV Party

Glenn O'Brien Discovers His Inner Metalhead on This Episode of 'TV Party'

Watch the "Heavy Metal Show" from the archives the legendary NYC public access program.
Glenn O’Brien
11.13.14
Glenn O'Brien's TV Party

The Time and Makeup

On this episode of 'TV Party,' the show's fashion crew gives a woman a makeover.
Glenn O’Brien
11.13.14
The Fashion Issue 2014

Employees of the Month

We first got into Glenn O’Brien in the late 90s through an old tape-trading buddy who lent us a snowy VHS copy of Glenn’s groundbreaking 70s public access call-in show, TV Party.
VICE Staff
2.6.14