Friday, March 5, 2010

Solid Gold Dancers (1979)

A hypnotic mix of lip syncing and interpretive dance. It sometimes looks silly now, but after the variety show stuff of the 70s, and before music videos were remotely watchable, this must have been pretty cool.

Thursday, January 14, 2010

Teddy Pendergrass - Love T.K.O. (1980)

Teddy Pendergrass, paralyzed since 1982, died yesterday at age 59.

Monday, November 23, 2009

Stevie Wonder - Do I Do (1982)

"Style Wars" - PBS Documentary (1983)

Chronicles early graffiti culture in New York. I hate graffiti, but it's still cool watching these kids.

Thursday, November 12, 2009

Friday, November 6, 2009

Thunderbird Wine Ad (1979)

That's, uh... shake 'em up!

Tuesday, November 3, 2009

Monday, October 26, 2009

Saturday, October 3, 2009

Exception: Soul Train dancing to Lynn Collins' Mama Feelgood (1973)

1979 to 1983 is great, but this is legendary. The fashion, the energy, the moves, the tight James Brown track.

Wednesday, September 30, 2009

Skatetown USA (1979)

I may as well just shut down the blog after this one. Patrick Swayze's first film. Don't watch the movie, though; it looks like just a lot of slapstick. "The world's biggest..."