Posts Tagged ‘Everything Is Terrible’

Everything is Terrible: Christmas Special

Published December 21, 2009 by Graham

Aren’t the holidays fun?? Take a load off with Everything is Terrible’s spade of stupendous recent videos. Colby’s Missing Memory, an instant classic, introduces us to a frighteningly intense Christian children’s program about a singing robot and his legion of suspender-sporting friends. Looking for something even more breathtakingly bizarre? Try the world’s first instructional VHS for first-time poopers, I Can Go Potty!. And for those last minute Christmas decoration tips, soak up the wisdom of The Christmas Tree Doctors, a team of state-certified experts in totally tastelessful trees.

If you haven’t seen the mesmerizing feature length DVD from Everything is Terrible yet, order before the end of January and they’re throwing in a free EIT Christmas Special DVD! Neato!

Everything is Terrible: The Movie

Published June 19, 2009 by Graham

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There’s no doubt: Everything Is Terrible is the funniest and most depressing collection of found footage Cyberspace has ever seen. The group of video artists that contributes to the site keep it simple: each clip is a highlight reel of pure insanity usually culled from a single infomercial, self-improvement tape or edutainment special. Without straying too far from the source material, Everything is Terrible cuts through the filler to tastefully underscore the horror and hilarity of these all-but-forgotten bargain bin VHS marvels. While the dated, low-budget anonymity inherent in these clips makes it easy to feel distanced from the subjects of Everything Is Terrible’s playful scorn, the implicit message in all this admirable work seems to be: whenever it was made, no matter how professional it looks, just about anything can be awesomely awful– so learn to enjoy it!

The collective’s first feature-length DVD, Everything Is Terrible: The Movie, hits mailboxes tomorrow. To celebrate the release, the entire EIT gang is appearing in person tomorrow night for a special presentation at (where else?) The Silent Movie Theatre.