What Would Jello Do?

Last night MTV2 played the uncensored video for "Smack My Bitch Up", which is one of the most fucked up videos I've ever seen. They also played "Windowlicker", and yes, it's even creepier. They also played that bait-and-tackle Bjork video where she pierces her back. It's this show called "something something Controversial Videos", and it looks like it's going to be on a few more times on both channels. Joe Bob says check it out. (Warning, it's hosted by some irritating Danzig wanna-be, so keep your finger on the remote control.)

The notable thing here is "uncensored" -- this is on the channel that bleeps out the word "weed", and they played a video that showed not only full frontal nudity, but a syringe dangling out of a vein!

Is there some way to get access to under-played music videos other than waiting for them to appear on the good old cathode nipple? It's fairly rare for non-top-40 bands to release video compilations, but I know they make videos -- what happens to them? Once MTV decides not to show them, do they just sit on a shelf forever, or what? How do I find out about them and get copies?

One of these days I've got to find a way to transfer all of these old home-recorded VHS tapes full of videos to DVD so that they stop deteriorating...

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