Atomic TV’s “Atomic Cocktail Hours”

Resistance is futile, so Atomic TV has decided to jump on the Lounge-a-palooza bandwagon, pledge allegiance to the Cocktail Nation and embrace Swankness in all its fez-hatted, zoot-suited, retro swing silliness… First up is a vintage commercial break paying homage to our legendary local blue-collar brew, Natty Boh. Then we drop by our fave watering hole, Henninger’s Tavern, where owner Kenny Vieth spoils us with food and drink while we we enjoy “incredibly strange space-age bachelor pad exotica” music videos by Combustible Edison, Korla Pandit, Martin Denny, Spike Jones & His City Slickers, a rare Raymond Scott Quintette film appearance, 1940’s “Soundies” music shorts, the hepcat hokum of Baltimore’s own Swingin’ Swamis, Don Knotts as “The Love God,” tributes to patron Saints of Swing Dean Martin and Buddy Love and assorted clips from drinkin’ flicks! Time flies when you’re having rum, so “drink up and be somebody!”
(approx 150 minutes, DVD-R)

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Atomic TV’s “Atomic Cocktail Hour” Part 1


Atomic TV’s “Atomic Cocktail Hour” Part 2


Atomic TV’s “Tribute to Natty Boh”
From the Atomic TV archives comes these classic animated commercials touting Baltimore’s favorite cheap beverage! Keep an eye out for the “Natty Fro” commercial at the end.


“I Love It! The Greatest!”


“Natty Fro”


“Boom! Atomic Cocktail!”


Henninger’s Tavern


Combustible Edison


Baltimore’s own Swingin’ Swamis


Atomic TV’s Scott Huffines and Tom Warner


Don Knotts is “The Love God?”


“The Love God?” movie trailer

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Atomic TV’s Tribute to Black History

Once you go Black, you never go back! Case in point, Atomic TV went black on Baltimore’s public access airwaves shortly after broadcasting our legendary “Black History Month” tribute – one of our most popular episodes ever! – in February 2003. Over the course of the next 2 hours, you’ll see shout-outs not just to the usual legends on display at Baltimore’s Great Blacks in Wax Museum, but also to leaders in other less-heralded fields of Black achievement – like Black Porn Stars – Jack Napier the “The Joker with the Foot-Long Poker,”, Menage-a-Trois and her foot-long tongue, Sierra, Chaos, Marc 9X7, Nikki Fairchild, Sean Michaels – and Rappers who Glorify Da Booty, plus Blaxploitation stars Rudy Ray Moore (Dolemite!), Pam Grier and Isaac “Truck Turner” Hayes, Mr. T., Blowfly, sideshow freak “Popeye,” Pee-Wee Herman’s “King of Cartoons,” William Marshall and a special shout-out to Bawlmer’s Eldorado Lounge – the place that inspired us to create Atomic TV back in 1997. So get funky with it and check it out, yo!

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Atomic TV #27: The “Spring Cleaning” Episode Part 2

Once again we’ve raided our video archives to unload our self-indulgent folly on an unsuspecting audience in order to test how just how much torture (mascarading as entertainment) they can endure. This installment includes Belly Dancing in Essex to Elvis Impersonators, another look at Baltimore plumber Chris Jensen’s well-soiled Underwear Dance, Lance Ozanix the Barf Boy, home-grown mutation Grape Ape at the Cross Street Festival, The Bride-in-a-Box Bag Lady, Rappiní Christian Pirate Puppets, plus trailers for coming attractions, more Japanese Pizzicato Five music videos, music, song, dance and jest. Plus nudie camera club hijinx with www.sexysimple.com and www.jen-dave.com.

Grape Ape Redux: Atomic TV’s second encounter with Baltimore’s home-grown mutation Grape Ape at the Cross Street Festival.


Atomic TV Encounters Elvis Impersonators at Essex Day


Another look at Baltimore plumber Chris Jensen’s well-soiled Underwear Dance


Atomic TV visits Jen and Dave: Atomic TV visited Internet porn pioneers Jen and Dave in 1999 when they hosted a camera club party at their apartment in Timonium. Noticeably absent is Tom Warner’s toe-sucking escapade.

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Atomic TV #10: The “It’s Wonderful To Be a Girl” Episode

We’re told that girls are sugar and spice and every thing nice – but do they feel it’s really wonderful to be a girl? Sure, they get to have babies and (doh!) multiple orgasms, but they also have to stoop to pee and – the big showstopper – they BLEED every month. Is the trade-off worth going with the flow? Our look at Adam’s Spare Rib lets it bleed, featuring excepts from late-bloomer Carrie (killer PMS!), The He-Man Human Woman Haters Club, those menstruation training films you gals saw in elementary school, an up close and (very) personal remembrance of cycles past by a bevy of blood-bloated Baltimore beauties who chat about having “The Talk” with Mom, the Jewish tradition of The Menstrual Slap, enjoying menstrual sex (blood-spitting KISS bassist Gene Simmons was repulsed by it, that pussy!),…plus, see a menstruating Mongoloid miss learn all about the curse from her tell-all Sis…

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Atomic TV Thanksgiving Episode

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