Apr 27, 2013
Movie Meltdown - Episode 226
This week, we come to you "live" from The Found Footage Festival as we discuss some of our favorite clips from the presentation as well as our conversation with the co-creator of the festival Nick Prueher.
Plus as we reminisce about The Legend of Dwayne's World, we also mention... the woman who lives with Fred, one of the first viral videos, estate sales, David Letterman, topless arm-wrestling, smuggling tapes, an early advanced sense of irony, Finger Tips, public inside jokes, diabetic foot ulcer, John Waters dressed as Riff Raff, umbilical cord guitar, not one but two accordions, John Stuart Mill's Utilitarian Theory, Winnebago Man, the Magical Rainbow Sponge, birth explosion, opossum massage, Flower Power, viewing parties, find McC, Goodwill, finding tapes in the trash, The ButterCream Gang, Small Wonder, Mr. T educational video, physical media, David Lynch's estate sale, when you parents get a camcorder, John & Johnny, sponging patterns, demolition of a house, The Queen of Versailles, the Angela Landerbury exercise tape, Wheel of Wounds, Across the Universe, working at McDonald's, potty training, cursing at a fly, Hand Made Love, first run syndication, The Salvation Army, Inside and Outside - Custodial Duties, Rent-A-Friend, King of Kong, Please Hammer Don't Hurt 'em, help have sex, accidental community, part of our show is about commiserating, being able to control a movie in your home, the VHS cover slideshow, the formats change but bad ideas don't, a lot of ambition and questionable talent, American Movie, Babes in Toyland, how to carve a Santa face, irony puberty, Kato Kaelin, vinyl sex appeal, Dirty Country, a love of things that were so bad they were good, the production value of a snuff film, video fireplaces and Marlena's extensive knowledge of sexually perverse terminology.
"There wasn't much else going on in our hometown. So this was our entertainment."