Episode 105 of the award-winning TV series The 90's. This episode features the following segments:
1:11Copy video clip URL Cameraperson walks through a cave.
1:18Copy video clip URL The 90’s opening.
1:54Copy video clip URL Skip Blumberg reports from Bristol, England. He shows us a very large bridge across a gulch.
4:42Copy video clip URL “Is That All There Is?” by Esther K. Paik. Woman performs morbid dream-like monologue.
9:36Copy video clip URL Back to Skip Blumberg in England. Skip interviews a camera crew.
10:13Copy video clip URL “Espectador” by Enrique Alvarez. An art piece examining the involvement of the television spectator in the programs he is viewing and the impact of violence on television.
15:19Copy video clip URL Excerpt from a black and white RCA documentary on the development of television.
16:13Copy video clip URL “6 Minutes.” Performed by Andy Cowan. Spoof of a television expose on whether our “ten items or less” aisles are being abused by people buying more than ten items.
20:51Copy video clip URL “The Pastrami Sandwich” by Ilene Segalove. Piece about a boy whose conception of the ideal pastrami sandwich was forever tarnished by unrealistic television images.
22:00Copy video clip URL Sam from The Billy Goat Tavern in Chicago introduces The 90’s.
22:12Copy video clip URL Skip Blumberg in England goes to the Museum of the Moving Image.
23:23Copy video clip URL “Squirrkey” by Phillip Paternite. Spoof of a scientific report on a new animal, a cross between a squirrel and a turkey.
24:05Copy video clip URL Film by Herb E. Smith. From the June Appal recordings, Lee Sexton plays “Whoa Mule” on the banjo while people square dance. (Produced by Appalshop).
26:51Copy video clip URL Commercial for Lexington Composts. Time lapse photography of plants growing.
27:40Copy video clip URL Skip Blumberg interviews an English youth about the future of the ’90s.
29:20Copy video clip URL Fred Branfman of Rebuild America talks about the direction of America’s future.
31:17Copy video clip URL “Joe, King of the Workers ” cartoon. U.S. government propaganda about the strength of the American economy and our responsibility to buy things with the money we earn.
32:58Copy video clip URL “Voices of Cabrini” by Fred Bridges. Bridges visits artist Anthony Hughes in Cabrini Green. “Cabrini Green is my home. It’s always been my home. When most people think of Cabrini Green, they think of the drugs and the crime and every other negative thing you can think of. When I think of about it, I think about all the wonderful people who have meant so much to me in my life… I’m an artist, and what I try to do is to share these people with the world, so that they’ll see that Cabrini Green is more than just the images you see in the media, but is real people. So through my art I try to share these real people with other real people.” He shows us his realistic charcoal drawings of Cabrini Green residents.
36:34Copy video clip URL Skip Blumberg, still in Bristol, shoots a group of students who are throwing flowers at Edward Colston’s grave, the man who founded their school.
37:53Copy video clip URL “Mayaland” by Merrill Aldigheri and Joe Tripician. A rapid video tour of the ruins of Mayan temples.
40:45Copy video clip URL “Kiddie Kat” by Phillip Paternite. Another spoof of a scientific report on a blend between a child and cat.
41:25Copy video clip URL “The Thinker” by Max Almy and Teri Yarbrow. Performed by Ian Shoales. An ape rapidly evolves through the history of man.
48:20Copy video clip URL Skip Blumberg shows us the Southerly-most point in England.
50:28Copy video clip URL Skip Blumberg reports on a censorship protest. The story is that there was an exhibition about AIDS in a gallery in New York. The funder threatened to cut money if some offensive material was not removed. The protesters feel that this is not only a censorship issue, it is about homophobia and bigotry.
53:29Copy video clip URL “We the Artist” by Mindy Faber. Performance monologue about art and censorship.
57:17Copy video clip URL Shots of animals in England over the end credits.
59:35Copy video clip URL The 90’s promo.
1:00:05Copy video clip URL End of tape.