#WilkinsCoffee – My new favorite commercial series of All Time

Before Jim Henson was Jim Henson he had a career in marketing.  According to Muppets Wiki: In 1957, Jim Henson was approached by a Washington, D.C. coffee company to produce commercials for Wilkins Coffee. The local stations only had ten seconds for station identification, so the Muppet commercials had to be lightning-fast — essentially, eight […]

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How I Vine

I got a good question today about the process I use to make Vines. Here’s a high level overview: Capture: VHS to DVD – Funai (I also do have a secondary VCR for watching tapes while I rip) Upload Vine Client – This tool uploads videos directly to your Vine account (Without the little hiccup of […]

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So in my collecting I’ve really developed a soft spot for Americana. One day when I was digging around Archive.org I found a reel of old Drive In Intermission footage.  Through the years I’ve specifically sought this out  and have also found some stuff that is not available (yet – see Refreshmentacidtirp.org ). I’ve had a […]

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