Found footage video dating
So whether you're dining with your sig other at some fancy joint this Sunday or sitting at home with a bottle of ...something, we would like to direct your attention to the following array of hilarity.These are honest-to-gawd real VHS videotape profiles, made somewhere in the San Fernando Valley, here in Los Angeles (that makes sense, right?), and apparently there’s even more exclusive Video Dating footage can be found on the FFF Volume 4 DVD. Why don’t we let these 80s hunks speak for themselves?Just when you thought you'd seen it all, along comes Rent-A-Friend. Perfect for those who've decided that they're lonely.Released in 1987, this video was intended for lonely people with VCRs. We cut together even more highlights from the 1987 video dating reel given to us by David Cross. In this exclusive bonus clip from the FFF Volume 5 DVD, we learn how to be a model from a variety of how-to videos found at thrift stores.In honor of Valentine's Day, we would like to give you a gift — the gift of Found Footage Festival, which is possibly the most amusing video site on the web. Because it has tons of badass dating videos from the olden times. Joe and Nick, the founders of the website and accompanying tour, started FFF after finding a Mc Donald's training video in 1991 called "Inside and Outside Custodial Duties." Ever since, they have been collecting oddball VHS tapes — and only VHS tapes, no You Tube videos — and sharing them with the world.
The problem isn’t necessarily a general aversion to video dating, which has been around longer than smartphones and the internet.
We cut together our favorite parts from a 1987 dating service video given to us by David Cross and has since gone on to become a world-wide hit.
Check out the full version on the Found Footage Festival Volume 4 DVD.
This is a trailer we cut for a forgotten 1980s sex comedy we turned up on VHS.
"Computer Beach Party" features poorly-dubbed dialogue, a naive understanding of how computers work and two musical performances by heavy ...