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  • Bill Murray and Christopher Guest at Super Bowl IX 1/2

    Bill Murray and Christopher Guest at Super Bowl IX 1/2

    Before covering 1976’s Super Bowl X, TVTV experimented with some comedy journalism by covering the pickup game between the CBS Super Bowl Broadcast team. The game featured hall of famer Johnny Unitas with play-by-play by Phyllis George. It’s also one of the earliest TV appearances for Bill Murray and Christopher Guest. Also enjoy the full documentary, TVTV Goes To the Super Bowl.

  • TVTV Goes To The Super Bowl

    TVTV Goes To The Super Bowl

    A behind-the-scenes documentary about the events and personalities surrounding Super Bowl X in Miami between the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Dallas Cowboys. Features intimate portraits of the players and the CBS personnel who broadcast the events of Super Bowl week. Produced with multiple lightweight video cameras in TVTV style, it is both informative and revealing of the extremes surrounding football culture and hype. Continue reading

  • Bruiser #1

    Bruiser #1

    00:00 Bars and tone. This video is the first in a series of videos featuring b-roll footage and an interview with former professional wrestler Dick the Bruiser. 02:00 Dick the Bruiser sits in his yard and wraps up a phone conversation. 04:05 The Bruiser talks about his various real estate and business ventures, as well as how he got involved in wrestling promotions. 07:31 He talks about playing professional football for the Green Bay Packers and then transitioning into wrestling. … Continue reading

  • Bruiser #2

    Bruiser #2

    00:00 This is the continuation of an interview with former professional wrestler and football player Dick The Bruiser. 02:17 The Bruiser talks about how he rarely goes out. He has a wheat allergy, so he doesn’t drink beer. 03:40 He talks about why professional wrestling is often ignored by the sports writers. “All sports editors are old drunks. They’ve never liked to indulge in wrestling because they’re jealous that the wrestlers make money” without needing the sports writers to mention … Continue reading

  • Bruiser #3

    Bruiser #3

    00:00 This is the continuation of an interview with professional wrestler Dick The Bruiser. 00:53 Shots of “Dick the Bruiser” paraphernalia. He has a wall of photos, including of racecar drivers and of the 1954 Green Bay Packers. HeĀ  used to own horses and German shepherds. He now owns miniature dachshunds. He also once owned a billy goat. 04:25 He talks about being in the movie “The Wrestler” with Ed Asner. 05:10 He has a bar in his house. He … Continue reading

  • Bruiser #4

    Bruiser #4

    00:00 The final video in a series of b-roll and interview footage taken of Dick The Bruiser for “Once A Star.” 01:08 Dick the Bruiser says they called people turkey-necks who had narrow necks. He talks about his special hold. 02:35 He discusses the difference between the Bruiser persona and Dick Afflis. He responds sarcastically to Tom Weinberg’s question about the difference. He says he’s polite to people who don’t irritate him, but if people get on his nerves, “then … Continue reading

  • [Chicago Slices raw: Coctails, Male Cheerleaders, Female Football Player]

    [Chicago Slices raw: Coctails, Male Cheerleaders, Female Football Player]

    MATT JOHNSON: U of I male cheerleaders throw girls into the air at North Avenue Beach. Here’s My Story. KIM TYRCHA, Minooka female football player. Here’s My Story. Continue reading

  • Chicago Slices, episode 9313

    Chicago Slices, episode 9313

    Episode 9313 of the show featuring everyday Chicagoans. Continue reading