I had an adventure from the year 2000 to the end of 2010 that helped tens of millions of people watch free TV – and almost nobody in my daily life knows anything about this story. As the statute of limitations on this stuff ran out this week I feel like I am okay to talk about this now, even though technically I am still under a strict confidential agreement not to do so.
Bitcoin reaches $9000 USD! Felt like this was appropriate to mark the occasion.
Astar the Robot from Planet Danger, was a popular Canadian safety PSA by the War Amps of Canada that aired from 1984-1994. In the year 2000 the Astar PSA was remastered for a new audience.
2nd compilation of 20 “One to Grow On” PSA commercials aired during NBC’s Saturday morning cartoon line-up from 1983 – 1989. The lessons learned in each PSA were solid but often cringe inducing.
Wasted: a true story is a face-melting cringefest anti-drug PSA (public service announcement) from 1983. Watch teenage junky Timmy ruin his life and make his sister cry in a bizarre cartoon nightmare. Don’t do drugs!
This is the 1948 short “Bowling Tricks” featuring the game’s best trick shot artist Andy Varipapa and a bunch of really insane bowling tricks. Andy lived to be 93!
In the early 90s there was a serious resurgence in Star Trek geekery that resulted in a public access TV show from Ontario, Canada called Ten Forward. Nerd[c]ore factor 11/10.
1st compilation of 20 “One to Grow On” PSA commercials aired during NBC’s Saturday morning cartoon line-up from 1983 – 1989. The lessons learned in each PSA were solid but often cringe inducing.
Live public access TV was a huge magnet for prank calls in the 80s and 90s. The Pro Wrestling Report with Double D and Karl got trolled mercilessly in 1998, here’s the best of that hilarious incident.