Famous Oldie TV - December 2014

Youtube and internet videos are the very genesis of what is going on in the Famous Oldie consciousness - here's what we've been watching this month.

1984 Olympics - Opening Ceremony

Pete Drake & His Talking Steel Guitar

Reflections: R. Buckminster Fuller 1977

A polymath, a genius, an eccentric...amazing.

A polymath, a genius, an eccentric...amazing.

I Am Iconoscope

A japanese camera engineer takes one of the very first "digital" sensors, and makes a new camera out of it - the subtitles are endearing and everything about this video is precious, impressive, and beautiful.

A japanese camera engineer takes one of the very first "digital" sensors, and makes a new camera out of it - the subtitles are endearing and everything about this video is precious, impressive, and beautiful.

Dungeons & Dragons - LIVE

Machine Gun Babes

Spivey's Corner - Hollerin' Capital of the World

Antonio Machín - Latin Jazz Live

Not only do I love the music, but the camera work that you can see in this GIF, turning the camera at the audience, I just fell in love with that shot. Also, the lip syncing in this clip is just beyond brilliant and funny.

Not only do I love the music, but the camera work that you can see in this GIF, turning the camera at the audience, I just fell in love with that shot. Also, the lip syncing in this clip is just beyond brilliant and funny.

FULL SERIES: Garth Marenghi's DARKPLACE

This is episode 1 of "Darkplace" an early Richard Ayoade project from 2004...brilliant

This is episode 1 of "Darkplace" an early Richard Ayoade project from 2004...brilliant

FULL SERIES: Louis Theroux's WEIRD WEEKENDS

This is episode 1 of "Weird Weekends" what can I say...Louis is an absolute genius. "Angels on your body!"

This is episode 1 of "Weird Weekends" what can I say...Louis is an absolute genius. "Angels on your body!"

MUSIC: Gene Harris Quartet & Shawn Lane

I just think Shawn Lane is such an inspiration to be yourself, just accept this guitar nerd on his own terms and feel the joy in his music, an incredible guy.

I just think Shawn Lane is such an inspiration to be yourself, just accept this guitar nerd on his own terms and feel the joy in his music, an incredible guy.