Bill Hammack explains how technological advantages weren’t quite enough for Sony to win the home video recording wars.
Here’s a modern skate video filmed on an old-school Panasonic OmniMovie HQ camcorder.
Wow, these bring back so many memories. I grew up with these in my household. Each one held a bootlegged movie recorded from TV, or a copied version of a Blockbuster VHS movie, or some home videos. I never really thought of them as designed objects, but one look at them as a whole definitely […]
Memorex from Smash TV on Vimeo. You know where this video would play forever on loop? American Apparel. [via] Memorex is a 50 minute VJ odyssey, a tribute to an entire generation who grew up with only a TV and a VCR for a babysitter. Sourced from over forty hours of 80s commercials pulled from […]
OMG OMG OMG!!! When I was younger, my family had this other version of Aladdin on VHS that I would watch a lot. It wasn’t the Disney version most people know. This one was more anime-like and for the longest time I’ve been trying to figure out what it was really called. Tonight, I found […]
PBS Offbook looks at why we love analog mediums more than digital ones sometimes.