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Posted by officialericcrooks - November 13th, 2018


 

 

The Happytime Murders 

 

OK , I finally seen the movie and what’s interesting is the actual movie is FREAKIN’ BORING !

Allow me to recommend “ Meet The Feebles “ and “ Puppets Who Kill “ for those who are looking for some good Dark Comedy satirical Puppetry .

 

THERE IS ONE SCENE I DID LAUGH AT THAT WAS NOT IN THE TRAILER ! When Edwards shoots Phil in the arm and he makes a comedic “ screams like a girl gag ( for example a similar gag used on Johnny Bravo ) “ type scream .  

 

So was Brain Henson right about what he said in the interview ? I think The Happytime Murders was a desperate sell out to bring Puppet Up ! / Stuffed and Unstrung to a more mainstream direction. The TNN series didn’t work out , neither did the other Henson Alternative stuff. And what makes Henson Alternative fail compared to the inspirations of the original Jim Henson Muppet team behind the camera in all it’s naughty goodness is like what I’ve said before in my previous blog post and blog videos , “ If it’s not creative and or satirical , it’s not funny. “ 

 

Now that scream thing I mentioned , that was just plain silly and random so therefore I consider it creative. And of course silliness is going back to Henson Puppet roots.

 

I think this movie would have worked as maybe a free online movie or direct to DVD / Download release . It wasn’t worth being promoted like crazy like it was.

 

I did like the digital exploding head logo in the beginning of the movie though . 

 

The trailers feature all the dirty stupidity and including stuff that got cut out. There is a deleted scene featuring a bartender puppet’s singing dick which will probably be included in it’s digital release on the 20th and the 3 combo release in December from what I’ve read.

 

If there’s anything to like about this movie , it would be .

 

_ The screaming gag that’s at the end of the movie

_ HORAY Kevin Clash is BACK !

_ Brain Henson didn’t direct a Muppet movie since the 1996 Muppet Treasure Island ( which I did go to the movie theaters to see )

_ Cool looking puppets

_ Lots of well known puppeteer bigwigs performed in the background

_ CGI puppet effects

 

THAT’S IT ! 

 

 

It’s like a Troma movie. ( Does that mean Lloyd Kaufman is going to take down my banner next to Cinemassacre ( AVGN / Angry Video Game Nerd ) on troma.com/links ? lol 

Long story short , I had “ When Aliens Get Bored” shown at TromaDance 2016 and I tried to contact them from 2016 - 2017 about a possible movie deal since they were looking for films and they ALMOST went for the Dr LeBrick specials . And let’s just say that I almost went into desperation to getting the deal , I kind of felt like Jim Henson when he was selling his company to Disney before he died. But Troma said no , they weren’t interested and I became an anarchist so I guess everything worked out for the better. No hard feelings. However I thought the guy I was talking to at the end was a jerk. Bunch of young guys work for Lloyd , plus I dined the wrong number and by coincidence talking to someone who used to work at Troma for a short time. Again , no hard feelings.

 

Anyway , back to The Happytime Murders . The big shock was not only coming from people of the mainstream but even a bigger shock from the Jim Henson / Muppet fandom communities ( me included ) . But I wasn’t shocked to see puppets do naughty things , I’ve done naughty things in my work , most puppeteers do just like cartoonists and anyone with a since of humor , we all do once in awhile. 

 

Here’s my reactions

 

 

Before seeing The Happytime Murders : This is Dumb ! Is Brain Henson aware of the Jim Henson / Muppet fandom ?

 

Now seeing it : BORING , DUMB , The Jim Henson Company had a good run 10 years after Jim Henson’s passing but afterwords that’s when it became just a struggling business with barely any creative art , just enough sell out projects to get by .

 

 

I’ve already said enough about this stuff in my blog posts and videos regarding my thoughts on The Happytime Murders.

 

And there’s really nothing else to say except it just makes me want to shamelessly promote my puppet work hoping that it didn’t turn everyone off to the idea that adult puppetry can be just as entertaining as adult animation.

 

Enough Said ,

 

_ Erica

 

P.S. Yes , I did do a satirical puppet parody on The Happytime Murders .

Check it out . lol

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ql7g_OxyTSU

 

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Posted by officialericcrooks - November 3rd, 2018


 

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Fred & Byso

Watch Fred's Birthday on Newgrounds :

https://www.newgrounds.com/portal/view/660959

 

 

Fred & Byso was a childhood creation almost as old as The Erica Crooks Show itself but most certainly not the most lasting but almost .

I didn’t complete anything relating to it until 2010 which was the first film project I done since my tragedy in 2009. ( Read Adults Get Bullied Too )

 

In 2010 , I did a short animated test film and served it as a pilot episode.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yrx8QWrWhAc

In December of 2012 Like The Erica Crooks Show , this too and everything else was rejected

from Comedy Central , [ adult swim ] , and Mondo Media .

 

Fred & Byso was basically a Ren & Stimpy rip off . And clearly there was this Ren & Stimpy / Rocko’s Modern Life inspiration .

Byso was basically a Stimpy type character and Fred was basically the Ren type character.

 

In middle school , I was introduced to the software “ Macromedia Flash 5 “ which at the time was the animation software for independent animators for the internet.

John Kricfalusi / Spumco , Newgrounds , Icebox , Jib Jab , Joe Cartoon , Happy Tree Friends , Homestar Runner , etc

All used this software to bring animated cartoons to the internet.

I already knew what the software was , and my middle school happened to have the software strange enough , and I guess I self taught myself how to use it.

I didn’t figure out sound until later and I couldn’t figure out how to export animation properly instead of filming my computer screen with a video camera ( That explains the animation on The Erica Crooks Show from 2006 - 2007 ) until 2008.

And yes , I did finally get my own Flash 5 software !

Today the software is replaced with Adobe Flash as well as a bunch of other better animation software.

 

I can still remember ideas for episodes that I came up with as a kid.

I remember telling anyone I meet that this would be on TV someday.

And technically anyone can watch youtube videos on their TV so , yeah I guess I accomplished it a little bit. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yrx8QWrWhAc

 

 

One episode was going to be called “ Fred Goes Mad “

and basically it was Dr. Jeckle and Mr Hyde and clearly inspired by

a scene from The Ren & Stimpy Show episode “ Stimpy’s Fan Club “

where Ren almost murders Stimpy in his sleep.

 

Another one was when Fred dies and he was told by the angel at the gate of Heaven that if he decides to be nice to Byso instead of being an abusive jerk , his soul can finally be in peace and welcomed into Heaven.

 

Another one was Goodbye Byso where Byso gets carried away by the current of the ocean and Fred starts to miss his best friend until Byso finally washes onto shore at an elderly age and still alive and Fred beats up Byso.

Clearly ripping off “ Stimpy’s Big Day “

 

There was an idea where they go off into space , ripping off “Space Madness “.

 

Remember I was just a kid coming up with these ideas. And the thing about inspiration is when you have limited inspirations , it’s going to look like a rip off of something else.

Perhaps that’s why adults are slightly better than kids when it comes to this kind of things because they’ve lived life enough to come up with original ideas.

I don’t know. lol

 

At age 11 , I was up and ready to have my creativity onto mainstream television . At age 18 - 21 , I had my own public access television show . And now at age 30 , I’m a successful independent filmmaker and other stuff.

Today there’s kids with their own youtube channel and smart phones so ,

perhaps it makes the 11 in me slightly jealous because I didn’t have that in my late 1990s childhood. lol

 

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Posted by officialericcrooks - November 3rd, 2018


The Eric Crooks Show / The Erica Crooks Show 10/7/99

 

 

November 2 2018 Introduction :

 

I posted this on the old version of officialericcrooks.com talking about probably the earliest archival existence of The Erica Crooks Show that exists . Now remember the show changed to The Erica Crooks Show in mid-2016 so it’s referred to as “ The Eric Crooks Show “ in this article.

 

I was 11 years old when I written a post on a puppetry newsgroup with my WebTV at the time , and this really goes to show that you never know who your talking to on the internet sometimes. It’s kind of laughable and embarrassing at the same time. A College Student who doesn’t realize they are talking to an 11 year old kid and not a troll. lol

 

But anyway what’s interesting is , this is the earliest origins of The Erica Crooks Show. I won’t get my public access TV show until 7 years later when I was 18. So it’s a very interesting thing to share in celebration of the 20th anniversary of The Erica Crooks Show I think !

 

And now the following article ,

_ Erica ( ericacrooks.com / officialericcrooks.com )

 

 

 

In 1999, which was the year that I found out about public access television existed and when I made some home movies of my first puppets which were just my hands with shoelaces around them and a sock, This was the early origins of The Eric Crooks Show. I was only 11 years old and perhaps since the internet was just so new to me that I was quite impulsive. Here's a copy of perhaps my first " welcome world " post on the internet. [ certain names are not mention to protect the legal privacy of the not so innocent ] This was posted in an early puppetry newsgroup.

 

 

The Eric Crooks Show Look at this !

 

ME

 

10/7/99

 

E-mail my puppets from The Eric Crooks Show. (The Eric Crooks Show is a

new puppet comedy show.) E-mail these puppets ..

 

    Barney ( Not the dinosaur)

          Mr. Socky head

          Mr. Stupid head

         Little pink alligator

            Sargent Hand

            Two singing hands 

                 Discoman  

                    Alien

          Fred the news hand 

           Dick the weather hand 

                  Happy boy

               Post women 

                    Pinky

                 Cows & bulls 

                 3 horn Bulls & cows

                     Vantron

 

 

( Reply from some ..... college student on the internet )

 

 

10/8/99

 

 

 > E-mail these puppets ..

Ummm, how?  You haven't given their, uh, email addresses...

 

 

 

 >    Barney ( Not the dinosaur)

 >          Mr. Socky head

 >          Mr. Stupid head

 >         Little pink alligator

 >            Sargent Hand

 >            Two singing hands 

 >                 Discoman  

 >                    Alien

Don't suppose that's a xenomorph-type Alien...?

 

 

 

 >          Fred the news hand 

 >           Dick the weather hand 

 >                  Happy boy

 >               Post women 

 >                    Pinky

 >                 Cows & bulls 

 >                 3 horn Bulls & cows

 >                     Vantron

 >

 

 

 

 

10/12/99

ME again

 

 

I'll let you know what chanel it's going to be on .

       E-mail my puppets at ********** The show is going to be taped at Comcast studio .

 

 Alien is a alien puppet . OK ?

 

    If you don't Beavene me wait and see .

 

 

 

( that guy who doesn't realizing he's arguing with an 11 year old )

 

 

10/14/99

 

 

 

:

> I'll let you know what chanel it's going to be on .

>        E-mail my puppets at  .................

Ah, there's the missing info.  Now everyone that was poised waiting to email

your puppets can spring into action.

 

 

 

>  The show is going to be taped at Comcast studio .

As in Comcast Cablevision?  So it'll be a cable-access show, or...?

 

 

 

>  Alien is a alien puppet . OK ?

OK.  I was just being cheeky as I'm currently working on a xenomorph-type

Alien puppet (as discussed recently in this newsgroup).  For those that

followed that discussion, stay tuned and I'll post a URL of a webpage

summarizing how the project went when I'm done.

 

 

 

>     If you don't Beavene me wait and see .

Oh, don't worry; we definitely Beavene you.

 

 

As a kid, I didn't funny know what I was doing except that I had this bright idea and totally enthusiastic about it and if I knew this guy was sort of mocking me, I would have been really emotionally hurt. But in this case I was a little confused. 

But out of all people who said rotten things about me and my work, this guy was most likely the first where ever the hell he is now and who cares. 

 

But what I find so funny about this is that this College student with some university email is arguing with an 11 year old. Technology has changed but human beings haven't. Though I'm a person who much prefers to live and let die in the past but since I felt this was not only such a very important piece of perhaps the earliest surviving anything of my earliest works but to show that there was idiots who thought me and my work was stupid before youtube.

 

Where ever this jackass is now, If he knew, he'd feel the fool of what that message would become 15 years later.

 

The Eric Crooks Show

 

_Erica

 

 

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Posted by officialericcrooks - November 3rd, 2018


My locial Pride community is also fighting for Trans rights .

So to all fellow Trans people and allies and LGBTQ+ People , I send love to you all.

Peace and Pride ,

_ Erica

#WontBeErased


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Posted by officialericcrooks - October 24th, 2018


The Erica Crooks Show

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=smaS3F2ODtU

 

The Making of The Erica Crooks Show Behind The Scenes :

Puppet Building and Production ( 2015 )

 

The following features foam caricature puppets of famous people

and is a work of parody / satirical fiction , any similarity beyond parody and satirical caricature is coincidental and unintentional.

 

Sort of inspired by Mad Magazine and Spitting Image .

 

Originally seen on officialericcrooks.com in 2015 ,

Erica Crooks herself takes you behind The Scenes of The Erica Crooks Show ( aka The Eric Crooks Show until 2016 ) and the making of a celebrity parody satirical caricature puppet comedy sketch in terms of building new celebrity parody caricature puppets , puppeteering the new puppets and what the final satirical sketch looks life ( after editing and so forth )

 

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Posted by officialericcrooks - October 23rd, 2018


 

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This footage is Erica Crooks talking about just that.
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Posted by officialericcrooks - October 22nd, 2018


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Bad Public Cable Access Television

 

As seen on https://www.youtube.com/user/officialericcrooks/videos?shelf_id=0&sort=dd&view=0

 

I don’t remember what year it was , but it was definitely after 2009 and The end of The Erica Crooks Show on Public Access Television . 

https://www.officialericcrooks.com/adults-get-bullied-too.html

Probably around 2010 or 2011 or so. 

 

As I mentioned before , The Erica Crooks Show started as this idea and a home movie because I wanted to have my own public access television show. And I was 8 years old. I had to wait until I was 18 so I did all these adult puppet show live performances at my local library which teens heckled and was “ too adult " for kids.

 

During the time a little bit after The Erica Crooks Show leaving public access television and even before , I did volunteer with the public access coordinators at the time to learn about how everything was done . They even gave me a college internship too . They have told me that they really liked my show , might as well , they did watch the test show in 2006 and liked it even then. What happened was during the 2009 Season was I had a sketch which related to my fears of coming out and fears of the future as a trans woman and even the fear that what if I didn’t have a legacy as an artist ? What if I died and no one cared or remembered me .

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AFkwFRK9VTI

It was a work of art and people took the animated fictional roast on myself which I was 21 at the time , people thought it was a suicidal cry for help. 

Also I was being bullied by a friend who was taking advantage of me and I didn’t realize what was going on until it was too late. I was being abused by my father and his equally ill wife.

Just read Adults Get Bullied Too ! to learn about the history of all that.

https://www.officialericcrooks.com/adults-get-bullied-too.html

 

However the people at the public access station knew I was a good person and perhaps the police call they made was out of caring and a mix of saving their own rear ends from getting in trouble with the cable company that owns public access television and I think they banned me for a week and I made the move to pull the show entirely off the air because I strongly felt as an independent filmmaker that I did not want to censor life like how the media does. To me art is about life and my life is art. And I was really bringing about this unconscious awareness as this transgender woman afraid to come out of the closet. Also it was around the time my Twin Flame connection was becoming more than just imaginary and dreams and daydreaming.

 

Anyway , I didn’t keep a grudge on the people at the public access station and perhaps a little bit I understood why they did what they did. However I still think it’s ridiculous because it was just a cartoon.

 

During my public access television internship which I was getting credits at college for , I seen the wackos that came to do public access television. What’s very interesting was the people who ACTUALLY LIKED MY SHOW were mostly Wiccans and Pagans , and This guy who had a metal rock show which I spoofed and he was a very good sport about it and thought it was funny. Perhaps they were left wing. There was this Narcissist that was there which everyone hated and that became the inspiration for Rotten The Witch who was this narcissist that all the Wiccans and Pagans hated and just didn’t know what the hell this guy was doing in their spiritual community. And he did sound a bit like Daffy Duck , clearly this Narcissist who might have been in the closet afraid to come out as Gay. They say that some of the most homophobic people in the world are indeed in the closet. Which is exactly what I did with Con & Spy Rotten and political satires of Fred Phelps ( Westboro Bapitst Church ) and Adolf Hitler later down the road based on something Lauren Drain said about Phelps being in the closet .

 

The public access station I was at , there was barely anyone my age. Just these middle aged adults who are aways in conflict with one another. One of them ended up complaining about the Rotten The Satanic Crybaby episode https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AFkwFRK9VTI from The Erica Crooks Show's 2009 Season claiming that I was slandering his name at the beginning. As nervous as I was over the phone with this Biker guy with a thick New England / Boston accent ( Yep , that's where all that “BACKYAD ! “ stuff came from ! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GWjR-O4jlj0 / https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uBMBd5aqHZc ) . I explained to this guy over the phone that “ Robby Rotten Sullivan “ was a parody name based on the 1930s James Cagney character “ Rocky Sullivan “ from Angels With Dirty Faces . The guy ended up keeping me on the phone for about an hour explaining how unfair his ex was treating him on television talking about how mean he was. And he was going to send a lawsuit and blah blah blah. “ SHE BROKE MY HEART ! “

 

It was these kinds of things happening where middle aged adults were in conflict as well as a bunch of right winged old farts who played some musical instrument and had CRAP shows , this is what inspired “ Bad Public Cable Access Television “ .

 

 

Originally Bad Public Cable Access Television was going to be an actual show on Public Access Television and a prank rolled up into one. The idea was , I was going to eventually get the right friendship team with me to pull a prank on public access television. All they had to do was make it work while I would be behind the scenes figuring things out . As an independent filmmaker that NEVER EVER filmed at the actual public access station which the exception of making a few appearances on a show which a couple people said they liked the early episodes before it went to late night and I got away with MORE THINGS lol .

It’s not as if the public access coordinator watches the show before hand. 

You write RT ( Running time ) and know the exact digits like on a timeline in a video editor so they can manually cue it up with their many VHS and DVD players which is how Public Access Television channels are done !

So the actual prank is , 

( 1. Create a new public access television show and make it as bland and boring as possible.

( 2. You slowly build up the insanity. And work your way up. Doing bad edits , having the show upside down , be weird , have fun.

( 3. Be all satirical and rebellious enough to get your show purposely canceled . 

( 4. You leave the audience begging for more.

 

As I think about it now , it’s like working within the system to be against it.

And many satirists did this. The Simpsons , Les Guignols De L’info , Spitting Image , and Dinosaurs for example would riff on the network they were on.

That’s sort of what I wanted to do with The Erica Crooks Show originally.

But Comedy Central HATED IT , so did [ adult swim ] , mondo media when I cold called pitched it to them in 2012 and even Troma Entertainment Inc isn’t interested when I tried to work something out in 2016 / 2017 when I was starting to slowly give up hope. 

 

So Anarchism kind of saved me as a satirist and as a person. 

 

 

So anyway in 2013 when officialericcrooks.com premiered to revive the puppets of The Erica Crooks Show , I was working on other web shows too. Kind of like what James Rolfe was doing with not only The Angry Video Game Nerd but also he had Board James and You Know What’s Bullshit ! So for me , I was going to do things I always wanted to do and was experimenting before I had my own public access television , around the time I was entering Middle School in fact , I wanted to make Comedy Albums like Cheech and Chong . 

So that became “ The Audio Broadcast of Satirical Comedy “ and even though I haven’t done it awhile , I can always bring that back. It’s like within the tradition of Cheech and Ching , Week Ending , Dead Ringers , The Goons , Dr. Demento , that Old Time Radio thing which is an art form where it’s sort of fading a little bit.

And of course “ Bad Public Access Television “ . Another inspiration would be definitely The Young Ones and Rik Mayall who passed away while I was filming Bad Public Access Television . 

 

What “ Bad Public Cable Access Television “ ending up being was this Dark satirical slapstick satire parody of Bad Public Cable Access Television shows ran by middle aged old farts with miserable lives and Ego problems. Which is exactly what I seen at that Public Access Television Station . It’s middle aged people who are afraid of YouTube and doing things on the internet and when they are on TV , they have this EGO on them like they are this big celebrity.

 

Sure I was this teenager in high school who had a public access television but I only told people I liked “ Hey check it out “ and I would give them the time. Usually it was Friday night at 7pm then moved up to about 10pm on Friday Nights . I was told that if your show was on at 2am , you can get away with more but I seen the possibilities with the internet.

 

YouTube is common to younger adults now a days but I was putting stuff on my old MuppetPro account as early as 2005 but really dedicated to it in 2009 until I deleted the account due to the cyberbully trolling threats I was getting.

 

 

 Bad Public Access Television was all improv , it was like this Alternative Improv Comedy and a Drag King act all rolled into one. 

It was exhausting because what I was really doing wasn’t telling jokes but actually acting as these characters which can be quite depressing. But the show was satirical , dark , and slapstick .

 

If the show had any point at all , it really shows that at this time where hierarchy is still around , when SOME ordinary people get on television , for some people it becomes THE ME show and their Ego takes over even thought they are talentless and have ego problems.

 

The Erica Crooks Show barely has anything to do with me . It’s like the work of Robert Crumb , Walt Disney , you see the artist name , so it’s an invite to their perspective , what they see , what they want to bring awareness about. To me that’s art. There’s a quote I like …

“ Art Should Disturb The Comfortable and Comfort The Disturbed “.

 

I ended Bad Public Cable Access television mainly because I much prefer animation and puppetry more. Also as a Transgender Woman it’s very hard to perform dude characters if my face is seen. It’s much easier to do the work when I’m not scene. 

 

I’ve noticed ContraPoints did similar things in their ( or her ) work. Though for me as an actress and performer , perhaps the puppets and cartoons make the work slightly more innocent and you can get away with the cartoon violence slightly more in a light way . It’s not like I had the budget and cast of a Mel Brooks or Zucker / Abrhams / Zucker film.

 

What I’m trying to say is there was a fear I had that if people seen me perform live action like that , no one would take me seriously as a Woman because I’m born a Transgender Woman .

 

I did try out a more updated version of Bad Public Access Television called Bad Video Access Television spoofing bad Video Blogs and such but was quickly abandon. 

Plus also performing women characters as well. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D2vHj_XzOCY

 

I even tried doing something with appearing as a wacky fictionalized version of myself

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8WuFYMg0TfE

 

And I even did a little bit of alternative stand up on stage from time to time , once in 2014 and another at an LGBTQ+ nightclub in 2016 which was very hard because even though I performed ok and people found it flawless. What I really wanted to do was cancel my performance and break down crying because my Twin Flame was Running at her absolute worst making out with other women and trying to be as nasty as possible and it scared the crap out of me and I even thought she was a sociopath and told somebody which I regret. 

A lot of that shock and frustration came out within the second half of 2016 unfortunately https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TWgKPHQEx1U . But of course I love my Twin Flame and forgive , so that explains why it was expressed by several fictional characters and never a direct caricature of my Twin Flame . 

 

Speaking of my Twin Flame , I did tell my Twin Flame around the time when I didn’t realize the telepathic communication soulmate spirit I was channeling quietly at bedtime for 9 years WAS ACTUALLY THIS VERY PERSON WHO I WAS TALKING TO FACE TO FACE , I did tell her about Bad Public Cable Access Television.

 

My Twin Flame performs as a Drag King and what I find ironic is how on Bad Public Cable Access Television , I didn’t mind looking cheap. Even The Erica Crooks Show recycled cardboard because Art is a craft . I even drew the fake facial hair and had cheap costume changes and stuff. And it’s interesting because I noticed my Twin Flame did similar stuff even using the art form of crafts unto her act.

 

At Twin Flame Union , I should ask if Bad Public Cable Access Television inspired her a little bit. 

 

Also what’s interesting is just how many views Bad Public Cable Access Television has got on youtube ! http://youtube.com/user/officialericcrooks/videos

 

And I think people hate it because it’s not REAL Camp Public Access Television Shows but a satire on it .

 

It was what it was. Though I think a Graphic Novel approach to Bad Public Cable Access Television might be cool. 

 

Though here’s the thing , Public Access Television might be one of those things that’s going to fade out .

 

But at least I got a chance to knock the piss out of it. lol

 

_ Erica

 

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Posted by officialericcrooks - October 22nd, 2018


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Hi everyone . Through out my life , I've noticed that Not All Artists are Equal .

Some care about art the most like me , while others don't mind selling out.

Perhaps this will bring interest to all those passionate artists out there . :)

_ Erica

 

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