This is ‘You Had To Be There’, a five minute clip from the MTV Vault Youtube channel featuring footage from the 1985 Video Music Awards after party. Despite the title of the clip, I’m not sure you actually had to be there to feel like you were, because my desk
This is some surprisingly decent quality handheld footage (complete with mosh pit and crowd surfing!) from a 1994 No Doubt concert at Cal State’s Fullerton campus, about a year prior to the release of the band’s ‘Tragic Kingdom’ album. Granted a tripod for this camera would have been nice, but
Brought to us by Youtuber glamourdaze, this is some AI restored footage (noise and artifacts removed, upscaled to 60fps and 4K, color added) of life at Paris’s cafes in the 1920’s. It’s all got a very Great Gatsby feel to it, just Parisian. Obviously, while watching it I’ll try to
Sorry for the short day today folks, somebody decided to crash their truck into a telephone pole by my house and knocked out the power in the neighborhood for the last five hours. Was it an energy conservationist who’s a firm believer in thinking globally and acting locally? I’m not
Apparently Bill Nye attempted some standup in the early 80’s because he wasn’t sure if he wanted to go the science or comedy route, and this is the result, courtesy of Seattle Public Access TV channel 29. The first clip is just a single joke from the set, the second
Remember payphones? Feels like a hundred years ago, doesn’t it? Well it was, it was actually a hundred years ago when AT&T tore the last payphone off an outside wall at a 7-11, its phonebook stolen long before by hoodlums who burnt it in an alleyway. My God we’re old.
This is some breathtaking footage from various locales around the world as filmed in the 1890’s and recently restored and colorized via artificial intelligence. It really is something to see. Timestamps for all the locations visited in the film so you can skip around and pretend you’re a jet-setting time
Note: Watch at 2X speed, the video was slowed down to half speed during the upscaling process. This is the very first of Walt Disney Productions’ Silly Symphony shorts, ‘The Skeleton Dance’, originally released in 1929 that’s been upscaled to 4K resolution and 60 frames/second thanks to artificial intelligence technology