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  • [DIVE launch speeches]

    Camera original footage of the DIVE launch event at Columbia College with speeches by Russell Porter, Michael Niederman, Thea Flaum, and Tom Weinberg. DIVE was the precursor to the Media Burn Archive. Continue reading

  • [DIVE launch speeches and reception]

    Camera original footage of the DIVE launch event at Columbia College with speeches by Russell Porter, Michael Niederman, Thea Flaum, and Tom Weinberg. DIVE was the precursor to the Media Burn Archive. Continue reading

  • For Fathers Day: Bill Veeck on his Daddy

    For Fathers Day: Bill Veeck on his Daddy

    “He was the nicest man I’ve ever met. I guess that’s going out of style talking about your parents that way but, he was.” -Bill Veeck  When legendary ball club owner, Bill Veeck Jr., was being posthumously inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame in 1991, his wife Mary Frances spoke of some of Veeck’s professional commandments. Among them, “in your hiring be color-blind, gender-blind, age-and-experience blind.” For Veeck, everyone held the potential to teach him something. Famous for his wild and … Continue reading

  • TVTV at Conversations at the Edge, 10/25/12

    TVTV at Conversations at the Edge, 10/25/12

    If you weren’t able to make it to Conversations at the Edge at the Gene Siskel Film Center in October, check out the video of the TVTV discussion with Allen Rucker and Tom Weinberg. Video courtesy of Conversations at the Edge. And of course, if you haven’t already, watch Four More Years (TVTV, 1972, 60m) Conversations at the Edge: TVTV’s Four More Years, 10/25/2012 from Conversations at the Edge on Vimeo. Original event description: October 25- TVTV: FOUR MORE YEARS … Continue reading

  • VIDEO preview of Studs’ Place screening

    VIDEO preview of Studs’ Place screening

    STUDS’ PLACE: LOST AND FOUND SEPTEMBER 5, 5:30-7:30pm FREE ADMISSION Free non-alcoholic beverages Birthday cheesecake courtesy of Eli’s Cheesecake   Museum of Broadcast Communications 360 N. State St., Chicago, IL guarantee your seats by rsvp’ing to info@mediaburn.org Studs’ Place: Lost and Found on Sept 5 1 ratings 4 views Join us next Wednesday for this fun night of stories and television hosted by Rick Kogan and Tom Weinberg. Until this discovery of four additional episodes of Studs’ Place, only ten … Continue reading

  • Sept 5: Be the first to see Studs’ Place episodes lost for 60 years

    Sept 5: Be the first to see Studs’ Place episodes lost for 60 years

    STUDS’ PLACE: LOST AND FOUND SEPTEMBER 5, 2012, 5:30-7:30pm FREE ADMISSION Free non-alcoholic beverages Birthday cheesecake courtesy of Eli’s Cheesecake Museum of Broadcast Communications 360 N. State St., Chicago, IL guarantee your seats by rsvp’ing to info@mediaburn.org On September 5, you will have the first opportunity to see footage from four lost episodes of the seminal Chicago TV show Studs’ Place. Unseen for 60 years, these kinescope recordings of the live show were recently discovered in Terkel’s basement. This amazing … Continue reading

  • H.M. 5 at the Super Bowl Mansion

    H.M. 5 at the Super Bowl Mansion

    This tape features footage gathered by videomaker Skip Blumberg in Miami during the 1976 production of “TVTV Goes To The Super Bowl.” Blumberg, Jane Aaron, and other members of TVTV test out video equipment before the shooting the program. Continue reading

  • [Old Town party] – [It’s a Living raw]

    [Old Town party] – [It’s a Living raw]

    This tape features footage from a party at videomaker Tom Weinberg’s home in Chicago. Party goers are seen celebrating with one another in the small apartment. The last quarter of the tape includes raw footage inside the Erie Cafe for the documentary “It’s a Living.” Continue reading