THE REALITY CHECK TV EPISODE LIST 1991- 2001

1991 THE BEGINNING

Episode #1 - "I'M HAVING A HAIGHT STREET EXPERIENCE"

THIS IS WHERE IT ALL BEGAN! HUGE and MOCA D LITE start out at MURIO's TROPHY ROOM! Then it's DOWNTOWN to run with GULF WAR PROTESTERS! HUGE videos THE COPS! MOCA, HUGE, and KURT are ROOF TOP driving down HAIGHT STREET ! We get high at some GIRL's house, go off to a HOUSE PARTY, and the next day meet the guys who live on THE STREET outside our house. IT DOES NOT GET MORE REAL THAN THIS!

 

Episode #2 - "BACK IN THE NY GROOVE"

Yearning for New York- Huge takes you back to his home town to see some wild videos he produced at NYU! See the video for the wild song ' Mall City " Starring his old band THE RAWTONES! Then meet at the owner of the Frankenstein Horror House at Niagara Falls ! This is the same guy who made the Monster for the movie F/X! See Huge's hilarious spoof of television, the wild satire of game shows, sports programs and commercials called TVOD!

 

Episode #3 - "MORE SENSELESS ACTS OF TELEVISION"

Huge continues on his act of shameless self promotion as he gears up for his assault on San Francisco 's Underground Culture! See the wild story of medieval human sacrifice as Huge creates one of the first video mini movies ever broadcast called - SACRIFICE! What happens when Russian youth meets American Bandstand? It's the hilarious cold war spoof ' Russian Bandstand' - Comrades, get ready for some party approved satire! Then witness the erie and weird experiment called 'Zonotomos' - a wild television experiment in the spirit of Nam Jun Pike! Huge used vintage Norelco Studio cameras from the 1950's to create a live television dream scape! Reality Check-always ahead of it's time!

Episode #6 - "THE TALE OF THE THREE JENNYS"

Check out HUGE as he takes you to meet JOHN, an alumni of the original HAIGHT STREET HIPPY DAYS and PHILOSOPHER where we watch ANDY bring home from a RAVE not one, not two, but THREE GIRLS all named JENNY! Back to the house for some fun! Then HUGE takes JENNY 2 and JENNY 3 back to their place to CHANGE CLOTHES! We end up at the END UP and BARE ALL!

 

REALITY CHECK 1992

Episode #7 - "SF NIGHT CLUBBING"

AMAZING! Huge begins his trek with FLOPPYS FLOP HOUSE in OAKLAND . See an amazing first time interview with Keith Knight of the K Kronicles! Huge and Keith are on a Billboard high above the dirt yard by the bar! See amazing rooms filled with wild party theme rooms ! It's All pre- Burning Man stuff and amazing to see!

Then it's VIRTUAL REALITY at DV8 and THE GONE JACKALS at the I BEAM in SAN FRANCISCO !

Then it's off to NEW YORK to see THE RAWTONES! See HUGE's old bandmates in their new gig: THE HORSE YOU RODE IN ON!

Episode #8 - "BOB ARNOLD"

The first VISIT with BOB ARNOLD. Huge moves into the amazing home of Bob Arnold- master artist and mad man of Masonic Street ! Hear Bob tell amazing tales of how he gave art lessons to San Francisco legendary lawyer Melvin Belli - with Lenny Bruce's wife as their naked model!! See his amazing art collection including his portrait of Cardinal Richelieu!

Jenny 1 conducts the interview high above the mansion in the loft where Bob paints! See pictures of Bob's mom-who used to sing in the San Francisco Opera! Peep through the peep hole in the wall to spy on Reality Chick Ruta sunbathing nude on the roof next door!

Bob ends theis wild show with himself on the piano! It's wild! It's Madness! "You can't make this stuff up!" says Bobby! Reality at it's best!

 

Episode #9 - "Huge and the Rebels"

Huge takes off with the underground wild men of APM and the Drop It Now Society! Watch them hoist real M16s into the air, discuss the meaninglessness of cross walk buttons on lampposts, and drive off into the night! See the street corner piano player and George Bush (or it could be a mask). Mad politics and mental hot foots!

 

Episode #10 - "FLOPPY'S AND THE BE IN"

It's FLOPPY's FLOP HOUSE at the old DV8 Club! HUGE raves with club promoter PAUL RENNA! HUGE punches out some DUDE who touches the CAMERA! See more wild art installations! Look close! It's one of the few times the lovely Miss Carla joins Huge on an adventure!

Then MOCA D LITE and HUGE are off to the DIGITAL BE IN to see what trouble they can BE IN. See Digital Art! See Computer nerds! And our first historic contact with Todd Rundgren!

Plus we have a close encounter with Joegh Bullock of the ledgendary Climate Theater and Anon salon-and didn't even know it!

 

Episode #13 - "NIGHTLIFE IN SAN FRANCISCO PT. 1"

HUGE takes you on a club crawl to end all !! First, It's off to to check out the RAVE scene at FLOPPY's FLOPHOUSE where HUGE interviews FLOPPY HOST PAUL RENNA !

HUGE drags you off to DV8 to meet ANDY HALLIDAY from HORIZON ENTERTAINMENT to check out the FIRST VIRTUAL REALITY GAMES in SAN Francisco .

Then, HUGE and MOCA D LITE find the SECRET TO SUCCESS in the WALL OF KISS. ON CAMERA ACID TESTING and a mad BUS RIDE to the DIGITAL HUMAN BE IN to see what TROUBLE we can BE IN!

Find out why my SMART DRINK STOPPED WORKING! A must for RAVERS and DIGERATI !

 

REALITY CHECK 1993

Episode #14 - "NIGHTLIFE IN SAN FRANCISCO PART 2"

HUGE and JENNY 1 take you to GOTH ROCK club DRUG #6. See the ORIGINAL GOTH SCENE and meet DERRIC who we see again much later! We revisit GURU JOSH the live RAVE KEYBOARDIST and the band MINUS 1!

 

Episode #16- "BOB ARNOLD"

More fun with THE ORIGINAL MAD ARTIST BOB ARNOLD. More tales of DEBAUCHERY, ART and LIFE in '70s SAN FRANCISCO . MAJOR ZONE and HUGE dip into BOB's CANDY DISH OF PERSCRIPTION DRUGS! Are YOU REAL ENOUGH to spend a day at the ARNOLD MANSION ? NOT AVAILABLE!

 

Episode #17 - "MONSTERS AND MALL RATS"

MOCA D LITE is missing and JENNY 1 is the clink! What's HUGE gonna Do? There is a ROADSIDE MONSTER ATTRACTION up in NIAGRA FALLS , NEW YORK . FRANKENSTIEN, WOLFMAN and DRACULA are all replicated and animated! Meet the man behind the MONSTERS of the movie FX, BOB MARTIN! Then Check out real MALL RATS on LONG ISLAND , NEW YORK ! Interviews with REAL KIDS at the MALL plus the MUSIC VIDEO " MALL CITY ". This sounds odd, and it is!

 

Episode #18 - "THE QUEST FOR KISS PART 2"

HUGE and MOCA D LITE travel to LOS ANGELES to find KISS. Witness SUNSET STRIP in it's HARD ROCK HEYDAY and meet KISS tribute band COLD GIN! Then we all get cranked up at MOCA's DEAD UNCLE's HOUSE in BURBANK ! YOWSA!

 

Episode #19 - "ON THE STREETS OF SAN FRANCISCO "

Join HUGE as we check out stand up BASS and TAP DANCING with THE BACHELORS! KASHWA, one of those PERU BANDS. STRANGE KARAOKE with JANET Mc ISSAC and STREET ARISTS ! MOCA D LITE begins the QUEST FOR KISS in front ofthe QUATER BOOTHS on MARKET STREET . Meet ROBYN HITCHCOCK on HAIGHT STREET . Witness SURVIVAL RESEARCH LABORATORY's ground breaking at SFMOMA! DRAG your TV out to the STREET and put on this EPISODE!

 

Episode #20 - "THE STRANGE CRAVE INTERVIEW"

Wonder what it's like to be a MUSICAN in SAN FRANCISCO ? Find out the REAL DEAL when HUGE hangs with DAINA and LLIAM of the band STRANGE CRAVE! Hanging out at JOHN'S HOUSE, we check out their LIVE PERFORMANCE at MORTY'S, the THRASHER MAGAZINE CONNECTION and some JAMMING. MOCA D LITE shows up and we check out an EXCLUSIVE MUSIC VIDEO made for the show. DRINKIN', TWEEKIN' and ROCKN' all on a lazy afternoon in HAIGHT ASHBURY! IT's ALL REAL!

 

Episode #29 - "SEE YOU NEXT TWEEK"

HUGE and MOCA D LITE take you on an ALL NIGHT TWEEKFEST! Joined by JENNY 1 and JENNY 2, it's off to FLOPPY's FLOPHOUSE to RANT and RAVE with GENESIS P'ORRIGE and PHYCHIC TV!! The SMART DRINKS wear off intime to hit HUDSON STREET STUDIOS to meet KILLER KOWALSKI and the bands who NEVER SLEEP! Meet the gang with THE CLEANEST APARTMENTS IN SF! CHICKS, RANTS and PARANOIA! AAAUGH!

 

Episode #30 - "THREE PART EXPERIMENT"

CRAZY!! THIS WAS ACTUALLY BROADCAST 3 TIMES!!! HUGE and MOCA D LITE up the ante with new features! In the segment THE HIP SPOT, we travel to a HIP ART OPENING featuring MOCA's GIRLFRIEND, In the segment CLEAVAGE TO BEAVER, we witness MOCA and one of the THREE JENNIES actually doing IT! Then it's I'D RATHER RANT THAN RAVE where HUGE and MOCA avoid the SMART DRINKS in favor for DUMB DRINKS at a RAVE! PAUL from FLOPPY'S FLOP HOUSE GETS MARRIED BY BIG JOHN, we visit BOB ARNOLD, we meet the STREET POET who hung out in front of the house, plus COLD GIN, the KISS COVER BAND !!!!YOW!

 

Episode #32 - "MEET THE RAWTONES"

LIVE FROM NEW YORK ! IT's THE RAWTONES! A rare live SRO show with BACKSTAGE FOOTAGE! JOHNY RAW, HOLE TONE, MILO VIT, GEO DENCH and VICTOR VICTORIA! ALL ROCKIN! It's the full stage show with the costumes, the parody, along with backstage interviews and general mayhem! IF you never saw them live, get this episode NOW! All the top tunes by members of "The BEST UNSIGNED BAND IN NEW YORK!

 

Episode #33 - "LOOKING FOR T RIDE"

MOCA and HUGE introduce the video viewer to the HALL OF SHAME! It's where you go when you CROSS YOUR GIRLFRIEND (and so much more!)! Then MOCA and HUGE get MUGGED on HAIGHT STREET ! So much for PEACE and LOVE! Then it's off to the TERMINATOR club to meet T RIDE, check out the video ZOMBIES FROM HELL and get an EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW!

 

Episode #34 - "GAVIN A GO GO"

MOCA and HUGE take you to the FIRST NIGHT of BONDAGE A GO GO! We meet ACE for the FIRST TIME! KURT is CHAINED TO THE BAR for a FREE DRINK! Check out the whole scene!! Then it's off to the GAVIN CONVENTION to SMOOZE and BOOZE. We get the LOVELY SHANNON's KISS STORY and MORE DETROIT ROCK CITY ! HUZZAH!

Episode #35 - "KISS HEAVEN"

MOCA D LITE discovers KISS HEAVEN, A house filled with KISS ARTIFACTS! Meet the curators of KISS HEAVEN, FRANK and TIM ! SEE vintage KISS TV FOOTAGE from the KISS HEAVEN ARCHIVES! See KISS TRIBUTE BAND DETROIT ROCK CITY live with THE GIRL KISS! AND find out how EVERYBODY HAS A KISS STORY!

 

Episode #38 - "ART DAMAGE"

HEY ALL YOU DIGITAL GEEKS AND DIGERATI TYPES. Check out the scene at the ANON SALON! DANIELLE WILLIS gives us her KISS STORY! Then travel with HUGE and his COUSIN CHIP (OFF THE OLS BLOCK) to meet SPOONMAN at a totally DIGITAL FESTIVAL called SPOONFEST(Hey all you BURNING MAN FOLK!) CHIP interviews the crowd as we watch CINTRA WILSON perform as COBRA WOMAN! A MUST FOR ALL MULIT MEDIA GULTCH FOLK!!!

 

Episode #40 - "A HAIGHT AFFAIR"

Meet PABLO and VINCE who put on the HAIGHT STREET FAIR and get the story behind this WORLD FAMOUS EVENT. ACE and DANNY check out the FAIR! Then, continue your journey with HUGE as he meets the artist STANLEY MOUSE at a HUGE PARTY to raise MONEY for his NEW LIVER! Performace by NEW RIDERS OF THE PURPLE SAGE, RON TURNER, JERRY MILLER, and ZERO! Classic '60's SAN FRANCISCO !

 

REALITY CHECK 1993

Episode #14 - "NIGHTLIFE IN SAN FRANCISCO PART 2"

HUGE and JENNY 1 take you to GOTH ROCK club DRUG #6. See the ORIGINAL GOTH SCENE and meet DERRIC who we see again much later! We revisit GURU JOSH the live RAVE KEYBOARDIST and the band MINUS 1!

 

Episode #16- "BOB ARNOLD"

More fun with THE ORIGINAL MAD ARTIST BOB ARNOLD. More tales of DEBAUCHERY, ART and LIFE in '70s SAN FRANCISCO . MAJOR ZONE and HUGE dip into BOB's CANDY DISH OF PERSCRIPTION DRUGS! Are YOU REAL ENOUGH to spend a day at the ARNOLD MANSION ? NOT AVAILABLE!

 

Episode #17 - "MONSTERS AND MALL RATS"

MOCA D LITE is missing and JENNY 1 is the clink! What's HUGE gonna Do? There is a ROADSIDE MONSTER ATTRACTION up in NIAGRA FALLS , NEW YORK . FRANKENSTIEN, WOLFMAN and DRACULA are all replicated and animated! Meet the man behind the MONSTERS of the movie FX, BOB MARTIN! Then Check out real MALL RATS on LONG ISLAND , NEW YORK ! Interviews with REAL KIDS at the MALL plus the MUSIC VIDEO " MALL CITY ". This sounds odd, and it is!

 

Episode #18 - "THE QUEST FOR KISS PART 2"

HUGE and MOCA D LITE travel to LOS ANGELES to find KISS. Witness SUNSET STRIP in it's HARD ROCK HEYDAY and meet KISS tribute band COLD GIN! Then we all get cranked up at MOCA's DEAD UNCLE's HOUSE in BURBANK ! YOWSA!

 

Episode #19 - "ON THE STREETS OF SAN FRANCISCO "

Join HUGE as we check out stand up BASS and TAP DANCING with THE BACHELORS! KASHWA, one of those PERU BANDS. STRANGE KARAOKE with JANET Mc ISSAC and STREET ARISTS ! MOCA D LITE begins the QUEST FOR KISS in front ofthe QUATER BOOTHS on MARKET STREET . Meet ROBYN HITCHCOCK on HAIGHT STREET . Witness SURVIVAL RESEARCH LABORATORY's ground breaking at SFMOMA! DRAG your TV out to the STREET and put on this EPISODE!

 

Episode #20 - "THE STRANGE CRAVE INTERVIEW"

Wonder what it's like to be a MUSICAN in SAN FRANCISCO ? Find out the REAL DEAL when HUGE hangs with DAINA and LLIAM of the band STRANGE CRAVE! Hanging out at JOHN'S HOUSE, we check out their LIVE PERFORMANCE at MORTY'S, the THRASHER MAGAZINE CONNECTION and some JAMMING. MOCA D LITE shows up and we check out an EXCLUSIVE MUSIC VIDEO made for the show. DRINKIN', TWEEKIN' and ROCKN' all on a lazy afternoon in HAIGHT ASHBURY! IT's ALL REAL!

 

Episode #29 - "SEE YOU NEXT TWEEK"

HUGE and MOCA D LITE take you on an ALL NIGHT TWEEKFEST! Joined by JENNY 1 and JENNY 2, it's off to FLOPPY's FLOPHOUSE to RANT and RAVE with GENESIS P'ORRIGE and PHYCHIC TV!! The SMART DRINKS wear off intime to hit HUDSON STREET STUDIOS to meet KILLER KOWALSKI and the bands who NEVER SLEEP! Meet the gang with THE CLEANEST APARTMENTS IN SF! CHICKS, RANTS and PARANOIA! AAAUGH!

 

Episode #30 - "THREE PART EXPERIMENT"

CRAZY!! THIS WAS ACTUALLY BROADCAST 3 TIMES!!! HUGE and MOCA D LITE up the ante with new features! In the segment THE HIP SPOT, we travel to a HIP ART OPENING featuring MOCA's GIRLFRIEND, In the segment CLEAVAGE TO BEAVER, we witness MOCA and one of the THREE JENNIES actually doing IT! Then it's I'D RATHER RANT THAN RAVE where HUGE and MOCA avoid the SMART DRINKS in favor for DUMB DRINKS at a RAVE! PAUL from FLOPPY'S FLOP HOUSE GETS MARRIED BY BIG JOHN, we visit BOB ARNOLD, we meet the STREET POET who hung out in front of the house, plus COLD GIN, the KISS COVER BAND !!!!YOW!

 

Episode #32 - "MEET THE RAWTONES"

LIVE FROM NEW YORK ! IT's THE RAWTONES! A rare live SRO show with BACKSTAGE FOOTAGE! JOHNY RAW, HOLE TONE, MILO VIT, GEO DENCH and VICTOR VICTORIA! ALL ROCKIN! It's the full stage show with the costumes, the parody, along with backstage interviews and general mayhem! IF you never saw them live, get this episode NOW! All the top tunes by members of "The BEST UNSIGNED BAND IN NEW YORK!

 

Episode #33 - "LOOKING FOR T RIDE"

MOCA and HUGE introduce the video viewer to the HALL OF SHAME! It's where you go when you CROSS YOUR GIRLFRIEND (and so much more!)! Then MOCA and HUGE get MUGGED on HAIGHT STREET ! So much for PEACE and LOVE! Then it's off to the TERMINATOR club to meet T RIDE, check out the video ZOMBIES FROM HELL and get an EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW!

 

Episode #34 - "GAVIN A GO GO"

MOCA and HUGE take you to the FIRST NIGHT of BONDAGE A GO GO! We meet ACE for the FIRST TIME! KURT is CHAINED TO THE BAR for a FREE DRINK! Check out the whole scene!! Then it's off to the GAVIN CONVENTION to SMOOZE and BOOZE. We get the LOVELY SHANNON's KISS STORY and MORE DETROIT ROCK CITY ! HUZZAH!

 

Episode #35 - "KISS HEAVEN"

MOCA D LITE discovers KISS HEAVEN, A house filled with KISS ARTIFACTS! Meet the curators of KISS HEAVEN, FRANK and TIM ! SEE vintage KISS TV FOOTAGE from the KISS HEAVEN ARCHIVES! See KISS TRIBUTE BAND DETROIT ROCK CITY live with THE GIRL KISS! AND find out how EVERYBODY HAS A KISS STORY!

 

Episode #38 - "ART DAMAGE"

HEY ALL YOU DIGITAL GEEKS AND DIGERATI TYPES. Check out the scene at the ANON SALON! DANIELLE WILLIS gives us her KISS STORY! Then travel with HUGE and his COUSIN CHIP (OFF THE OLS BLOCK) to meet SPOONMAN at a totally DIGITAL FESTIVAL called SPOONFEST(Hey all you BURNING MAN FOLK!) CHIP interviews the crowd as we watch CINTRA WILSON perform as COBRA WOMAN! A MUST FOR ALL MULIT MEDIA GULTCH FOLK!!!

 

Episode #40 - "A HAIGHT AFFAIR"

Meet PABLO and VINCE who put on the HAIGHT STREET FAIR and get the story behind this WORLD FAMOUS EVENT. ACE and DANNY check out the FAIR! Then, continue your journey with HUGE as he meets the artist STANLEY MOUSE at a HUGE PARTY to raise MONEY for his NEW LIVER! Performace by NEW RIDERS OF THE PURPLE SAGE, RON TURNER, JERRY MILLER, and ZERO! Classic '60's SAN FRANCISCO !

REALITY CHECK 1994

Episode #41 - "A BRIDGED TO FAR"

It's the 4th annual Battle of the Bands run by Ace! Live band footage with Mischief, Black Hawk, Fleshhooks, Local Radio personality Mimi Chen, HyperDrive Kittens with Big Girl Porn Queen Tigger Le Twang (currently in the Glamour Pussies and star of ISW). See Stuttering Danny fill in for the missing Moca D Lite! Yes! The legendary episode where Danny Begins his Carrer as Host of Reality Check!

Huge is so impressed by Danny, he hijacks him for a ride to Oakland to see live footage and conduct interviews with the bands the Fuck Boys and Tilt . Then, it's a wild exclusive party with Machine Head when they were first starting out! An amazing first video interview with Rob-live and uncensored!

Wild live footage of Machine Head! A full studio of thrashing metal heads in full effect! A Classic!

 

Episode #43 - "MID BUMMER"S NIGHTS SCHEME"

HEY SAN FRANCISCO ROCKERS! Remember MORTY'S?

HUGE and DANNY hang with the HELL'S ANGELS and watch the band POISON WHISKEY and a WET T SHIRT CONTEST! See the President of the Oakland Chapter tell us all about his custom bike! Meet Morty Himself! See The Gals Backstage (Well. In the kitchen, really) get ready for the show! See Reality Chick Liz deny she left club DNA with Gene Simmons!

BIKES, BANDS, and BROADS BACKSTAGE!

PLUS a review of the classic silent film NOSFERATU with the CLUB FOOT ORCHESTRA! And virtuoso guitarist FRED LA ROSA!

 

Episode #45 - The Quest for KISS- Part 3

The Quest for KISS continues with the historic Alive III record release party at Club Oasis with the members of KISS meeting their fans! Amazing KISS stories from guys and gals! Lots of Kiss Gals-Lots of Danny getting in trouble!

See The Organization (formerly Death Angel) making their video at legendary San Francisco nigh club The Stone. Plus live footage and interviews with bands Release, My Victim, and more historic behind the scenes footage at The Stone in San Francisco !

 

Episode #46 - Dwarves / Diesel Queens / Trocadero

A crazed night at the old Trocadero Nightclub!

Huge drags his wife, the lovely Miss Carla, to see the Dwarves " Final Concert" See a nutty interview with Blagg, the lead singer, by Danny D! Live footage of local bands Hemi and the outrageous Diesel Queens. Lots of interviews!

See the Dwarves tear up the stage Live! The crowd goes mad! Plus a surprise ending-Danny D gets hit with a bottle! We give life and limb for the Reality Check fans!

 

Episode #47 - "CRIME SCENE"

HUGE and MOCA D LITE decide to start a nightclub with ACE called the CRIME SCENE! ! We set up TV sets and special Booze-a thon drink specials at the Cat Club nightclub! See how we score the band DIG for an after show party (after their show at the Warfield!) See their music video! See them cover an old school Pink Floyd song ! See Huge inspect the first of his many new ex-wives! Plus a lingerie fashion show by Yvonne-our fashion hostess!

We check out some live footage of SACRED REICH at the WARFIELD, and The GENITORTURERS with exclusive interviews! Then we crash the NARIS party (the group that does the Grammy Awards!) and meet the president of the Grammy's! Check out live footage of local band the ONE EYED JACKS. It's a crime if you miss this one!

 

Episode #48 - Genitortures / Sacred Reich

Genitorturers!! Meet the amazing shock rockers Genitorturers! Danny and Yvonne Interview the lead singer / mistress Jen ! An exclusive on the floor of the Warfield interview!! See amazing live footage of the show! This is the Shocking S & M performance rock band whose song Reality Check would later become our theme song. Our first interview with Genitorturers!! Very Cool!

Then meet Sacred Reich and witness their show at the Warfield! Danny D interviews these veteran thrashers from Arizona whose drummer, Dave McLaine, was in Machine Head!!!! Live show footage that got Huge harassed by the venue bouncers! -even though the band gave us permission!! See what we go through for you fans!

 

Episode #49 - Exotic Erotic Halloween Ball 1993!

Lots of costumes, lots of T&A and lots of trouble as the whole Reality Check crew scams their way into their first Exotic Erotic Halloween Ball! See Camera Kev, Major Zone, Danny, Ace, Huge and Yvonne as they bring you all the action! Highlights of the Ms. Exotic Erotic contest with interviews! Live footage and interviews with Liquid Sky, Connie Champagne, the Othello's Revenge, Vain, and The Cramps!

The Reality Check crew gets interviewed by HBO! See Yvonne's mom dressed up in a full bondage outfit flirt with the HBO producers! Exclusive interviews with Perry Mann and Lou - The founders of the Exotic Erotic Ball !

Highlights of the second and final night of the doomed Reality Check nightclub called Crime Scene with Yvonne's Lingerie Contest and more performance from the band Dig.

Danny saves the day by taking you on the tour bus to meet the band Damn the Machine with Ex-Megadeath guitarist Chris Poland and Canada 's Voivod! Complete with live band footage!

 

REALITY CHECK 1995

Episode #50 - "WISH YOU WERE HERE" The Ramones!

THE RAMONES ! AN AMAZING INTERVIEW WITH JOEY RAMONE and Plus backstage shenanigans with Johnny and Tommy! Live footage of the Ramones, from their gig at the Warfield! See Danny speak with the man himself as we talk about his early career, the band, the tour and so much more! See Joey talk about the making of the music video for the cover song Substitute and see the actual video that stars Lemmy, Karen Black and Tracy Lords!

Then it's off to club Terminator when it was at the Old Wolfgangs' Club on Columbus Ave. in SF! See local bands Repulsa, a female Alice Cooper with ex-members of Exodus, Angel Witch and Laaz Rocket.

Local bands Soul Dozer and Mind Zone with ex-members of JetBoy (this band evolves into American Heartbreak with Reality Check alumni Billy Roe) ! Lots of backstage shenanigans with the bands!

 

Episode #51 - "DO OLD ROCKERS WEAR THE HELL TOUPEE?"

NEIL SMITH kicks off this amazing episode with his son Hell Toupee!

Danny takes you to a book signing that features JOHNNY ROTTEN of the SEX PISTOLS ! He is promoting his book and we catch up with him on Powell Street in SF! See Danny get mistaken for Stuttering John for the first time! Johnny give us a great interview complete with vintage Sex Pistols footage!

Then it's off to the Palace of Fine Arts to meet WEIRD AL YANKOVIC at SPIKE AND MIKES SICK AND TWISTED ANIMATION FEST! Neil Smith is our guest host for this hilarious interview between the king and the soon to be king of comedy rock! See footage of Al's wild animated Jurassic Park parody claymation video and his Yabba Dabba Do video!

If Lemmy and God had a fight-who would win? See Danny cut it up with LEMMY of MOTORHEAD backstage at the Terminator when it was in the Mission ! Wild pre concert footage of the band sound checking! A wild backstage interview whit flying beer and more! An amazingly candid LEMMY like you've probably seen him! Micky D gets busted on his days with a famous band that wears makeup (Not KISS!) Amazing MOTORHEAD LIVE FOOTAGE!!!!

No REALITY CHECK library is complete without this classic!

 

Episode #52 - "The End of the Quest for KISS"

The End of the Quest for Kiss! Documenting highlights from past episodes when this quest originally began, we show footage of your Kiss stories, visiting a the KISS museum at the RC house, the notorious incident where the RC crew is kicked out of the backstage of a Kiss concert, The Alive III record release, and all the KISS tribute bands we have seen up to this episode!

Finally, we end up at the Foundations Forum in LA (a crazy 3 day rock and roll event in Burbank !) where the RC crew interviews former (and now once again) drummer Peter Criss, long time Kiss associate and famous session guitarist Bob Kulick and finally .... Eric Singer and the one and only Gene Simmons! Plus amazing rehearsal footage!

See the Reality Chicks we drag down to LA with us! See the Reality Check penthouse suite! See Gene give us business advice in the strangest rock and roll interview ever! Plus plenty of wild goings on in and around the hotel! Chicks in the pool ! Ice T in the hall ! GWAR in the house! It's Wild!

 

Episode #53 - "ANOTHER HUGE DAY"

Join HUGE and RON SKULLSMASHER at BONDAGE A GO GO to meet THE VOLUPTUOUS HORROR OF KAREN BLACK with performance and backstage interviews! A spectacular visual spectacle from a band that incorporates costume changes and body paint with some great Glam punk. Lots of props and breasts with film star Kembra Pfahler on Lead Vocals. Interviews and more backstage at Bondage a Go Go at the Trocadero!

Huge drags his wife, the lovely Miss Carla to witness Robotic Performance Art "Damaged Man, Damaged Woman" with the robots of Omni Circus's FRANK GARVEY at the old Climate Theater in San Francisco ! See Huge's favorite Anon Salon bartendress Anne on stage naked (for art's sake-of course!) Interviews with the stars and Miss Carla does not approve!

Then check out local rock hero Neil Smith's music video-" Hershey Highway ", a hilarious video made by and starring the Reality Check crew!

Plus amazing footage of the Haight Street Fair 1994! Join Major Zone, Danny, Yvonne and Huge as they get hip with the hippies and tell bad jokes! See local band MCM and the Monster complete with an interview and an interview with the 4 Non Blondes singer Linda Perry! Live footage!

LESBIAN KISSING IN THE MEN's ROOM AT MURIO's TROPHY ROOM!æ

 

Episode #54 - Sexploitation!

Meet Russ Meyers-the king of sexploitation films!!

A rare interview with the king of exploitation films- famous for making such classics as Faster Pussycat, Kill Kill, Supervixens and more! See Danny hook up with one of our heroes- complete with some busty Reality Chicks in tow! Sample from Russ's films highlight the interview!

Then we jump back in time to the Foundations Forum in LA to see rare footage of Biohazard live! See band shenanigans by the pool with cute girlies and breakfast with their guitarist Bobby Hamil!

 

Episode #55 - DIO- Lingerie Fashion Show - Yngwie Malmsteem

An amazing and insightful interview with Ronnie James Dio backstage at the Warfield in San Francisco ! Rare footage, music videos and more!

Then Huge and Danny take you to a crazy night at local dive bar Route 66 on its weekly Jam Night ! Witness the fabulous Lingerie Fashion Show by Yvonne! See uptight chicks in skimpy clothes! See Danny strike out! See Huge drool!

Then we jump back in time to the Foundations Forum in LA for a rare interview with Yngwie Malmsteem - guitar god! A long and very cool interview! æ

 

Episode #56 - GWAR / Phantom Blue / L7

More insanity from Foundations Forum in LA! GWAR with Danny D interviewing Oderus Urungus -lead ghoul. See footage of their film- see live footage of the show!

See the RC crew check out Phantom Blue, a gorgeous all girl heavy metal band! Danny falls in love !

Then back to SF for exclusive interviews with L7! Danny and Ace catch up with Dee and Donita at a rare record store performance! Watch Ace get dissed by cute lesbians! Wow!.

 

Episode #57 - David Lee Roth / Rob Halford / Anthrax / David Lee Roth live in S.F!!

Check out Diamond Dave as he smokes up the Trocadero and drags groupies into the bus! Watch as Huge and Danny look wistfully on! Wild live footage!

RC joins local band Screaming Bloody Marys live on KALX radio! See then play live and thrash the studio!

Thence rare interview and footage of with Fight at the Warfield, featuring Rob Halford formerly of Judas Priest!!! An exclusive interview and guitar presentation! With Live Footage!

Danny gets dissed by Anthrax when we interview Frank Bello and John Bush backstage! More live footage and crazy fun ! And we meet Armored Saint's former drummer Gonzo drunk at the bar!

 

Episode #58 - "CURRENT EVENTS" featuring Korn

Some of you may remember guitarist Ken Snattuer from the Pandoras. Check out the Muffs at Slims! We interview them out in the parking lot and watch their new music video!

Danny hangs with former roommate White Zombie/Rob Zombie drummer John Tempesta, formerly of Exodus and Testament. We hang at John's apartment in LA and get the update on his career

Then witness Korn in one of their FIRST interviews! Yes! Reality Check was there first! Who would have thought back then these guys would be ruling the world today? A must for your RC collection!

 

Episode #59 - The Bammies / Mercyful Fate / Iron Maiden

Reality Check takes you to the invitation only Bammie Awards After Party, featuring local funksters the Moffesionals, Two Lane Blacktop and an interview with former 4 Non Blondes singer Linda Perry and Stone Fox's Janis Tanuka. Amazing footage of local pop celebs!

Then meet Mercyful Fate, with an interview with guitarist Michael Denver and bassist Shurlie D'Angelo, hang out with King Diamond backstage and a cameo by Vicious Rumors drummer Larry Howe.

Then Ace hangs w/ Iron Maiden drummer Nicko McBrain. Also, a Bruce Dickinson feature on the former--now returned-- Maiden singer.

 

Episode #60 - Genitorturers / Betsy Bitch / Tempest

An update with the Genitorturers and lead singer Jen when they palyu at eh old Kennel Club in SF. It was Danny's birthday, so he got the full treatment-onstage enema and a turn in the punishment cage! Jen actually cured Danny of his trademark stutter!! He didn't stutter for a week after the show !Plus more highlights of their over the top, X-rated stage show!

Then witness Danny D hanging out in the home of Betsy Bitch, the Original Dominitrix of Heavy Metal. The lovely Betsy entertains her old pal Danny while we watch vintage live video clips of a great band that once was!

Hold on to your remote! Tempest, the Buxom Beauty best known for her appearances on the Howard Stern show and Playboy magazine meets Danny! A wild interview at the Palace of Fine Arts !

 

Episode #61 - Faith No More / Testament

Former Faith No More guitarist Jim Martin talks about his new band Behemoth !. Plus a music video Out of my Hands featuring local band Bad Press (formerly My Victim).

A rare behind the scenes look at Testament with an interview during the recording of their live album at the Fillmore. Historic!!

 

Episode #62 - Ms. Bondage A Go-Go 1995

San Francisco 's #1 fetish club featuring the Naughty Play room upstairs, industrial dancing, a fire breathing performance and the Ms. Bondage A Go-Go contest with tits, tits and more tits. Reality Check's favorite hang out!æ Classic footage from the heyday of this amazing club!

 

Episode #63 KISS / KISS Tribute Bands / Peter Criss

The Kiss convention preview- an episode made to promote the San Francisco Kiss Convention.

Featured highlights include various Kiss tribute bands like Cold Gin, Detroit Rock City , Strutter, Alive and Destroyer (who host this episode). It also features an interview with Peter Criss and his solo band Criss and their video Show Me

Then travel to LA to see KISS being inducted on the Hollywood Rock Walk of Fame.

 

Episode #64 - Incredibly Strange Wrestling & The Kiss Convention!

The very FIRST Incredibly Strange Wrestling, a SF cult phenomenon! These wacky matches could never see on regular t.v.! (This episode received complaints from a house wife!) Also includes an all wrestler punk band Foreign Object. See all your old school ISW favorites plus backstage shenanigans, interviews and transsexuals on display! Historic footage from the Transmission Theater!

All the gang including Beth Ramona are off to the Kiss Convention! Highlights with classic memorabilia on display, audience Q and A with the band plus an acoustic performance by KISS!

 

Episode #66 - Hey Kids! It's a Slave Bonding Ritual

Filmed at an S &M party closed to the public. We were privileged to film this special event rarely seen by the outside world. (Plus-meet the Dominitrix who lashed Huge at his Bachelor Party!!)

More vintage Incredibly Strange Wrestling when mistress Stacey Domina vs. her Love Slave in a Mask vs. Hair Match .

Then we take you to the Sextasy Ball featuring My Life With The Thrill Kill Cult (live) and an exclusive interview with the lovely Lady Galore of Belgium 's industrial Lords of Acid. Huge was in love with Lady Galore!

 

Episode #67 - Local and National bands

A Local Band extravaganza starring 50 Lashes, a local speed metal band, Jack Killed Jill- a local punk band,and Kerbdog- an Irish alternative rock band interviewed at their first American performance.

A White Zombie update interview with drummer John Tempesta.

Live clips of Babes in Toyland and the Melvins. Plus a cameo by Bill Ward of Black Sabbath

 

Episode #68 - Bad Cops!

Go backstage with Stuttering Danny to meet Bad Religion! See the interview with Greg and Bobby backstage the Warfield!

Then, it's off Slims to meet The Muffs ! An updated interview plus live footage!

Get ready for a hilarious interview with the X-Cops, the jive project band from the members of GWAR! See the members of GWAR dressed up as Police Officers brutalizing hopeless victims in one of the most hilarious RC interviews! See doughnuts thrown at Danny!

 

Episode #69 - Legends +1! Tony Iommi & Motorhead

Another Reality Check exclusive!!! It's a must for all Black Sabbath fans -an exclusive interview with the one and only Tony Iommi!!! Get up close and personal with this legend of Rock!

Then we take you to hang out with Motorhead!! We interview Lemmy and Co. on their 20th anniversary!! Interviews in San Francisco and LA!

We also meet Tiamut, a Swedish Death Metal band gone psychedelic

 

Episode #70 - Get a Grip!

We go out to see Grip Inc. featuring former Slayer drummer Dave Lombardo.

It's a Girl Band update with Phantom Blue! The Maidens of Metal are in crisis with line up changes and Reality Check is there to help! Rock and Roll hangout tragedy!! Local dive Route 66 closes and we are there! Witness the Final Jam Night with the Fantasy in Lace Lingerie Models.

 

Episode #71- Halloween Special!

See Lizzy Borden and Alice Cooper signing autographs! Check out the band ProPain with an interview with non drummer Dan Richardson (now in Life of Agony).

Then! It's the one and only King Diamond up close and personal! See the subtle one speak of Mercyful Fate and the King Diamond Band.

 

Episode #72 - Breast Fest 1995 and the17th Annual Exotic Erotic Halloween Ball

A benefit concert raising money for Breast Cancer. Featured Breast Friendly artists include the Hyperdrive Kittens, Candy Kane and world famous San Francisco legendary stripper Carol Doda. Witness a hilarious interview as Big Girl Porn Queens Tigger LeTwang (now in the Glamour Pussies) and Candy Kane touch each others enormous breasts and see Candy play the piano with her watermelons!

Then it's the 17th Annual Exotic Erotic Halloween Ball!!!- Lots of T&A, Nina Haagen, Erotic Costume Contest highlights, Bootsy Collins live and more T&A!!

 

Episode #73- Lunch with the Great Kat!!

A half hour infomercial about the Great Kat and new CD-Rom. Words alone can not describe this woman! Claiming to be the worlds fastest guitarist, this hyperactive Demoness of metal boasts, brags and curses at the top of her lungs about her sheer genius and greatness. Danny D. is in awe! The Beethoven of the 21st century! A Vicious Tyrant! Must be seen to believed!! æ

 

Episode #74 - Great Kat, Motorhead & Belladonna

Continuing from the last episode, The Reality Check crew has lunch with the Goddess of Cyberspeed (and gets thrown out!).

Then, the Reality Check crew runs into Motorhead on the elevator! Live performance footage plus shenanigans with Lemmy.

Then we meet the band Belladonna, with front man former Anthrax vocalist Joey Belladonna!! He dishes the dirt and tells us why he was ousted from Anthrax. We give you samples of music from his new band!

 

Episode #75 - Pure Fuckin Brutality.

Heavy and hard rock is represented by the band Suffocation! Check out our interview ! Then see Bone Crusher, a now defunct local thrash band. Metal fans take note!!

The Reality Check interview with D.R.I.!! We meet Kurt, Spike and the rest of the boys.

 

Episode #76 - Appice of Mind

We begin with our Local Band Feature with Sunz of Alien Technology. Reality Check's own Huge is front man for this bizarre performance of art group! Guns, video projections and songs from another dimension!

Meet local San Francisco band 35 Russia, a three piece metal band who turn off the stage lights and wear head lights on their heads.

Then meet Carmine and Vinnie Appice, the legendary drumming brothers. They talk about their drum wars home video and argue over the current pronunciation of their name (hilarious). Station ID from Metal Blade Artists Masquerade.

 

Episode #77 - The Final Wednesday

A one shot only episode when Reality Check moved to a new day and time. A fun T & A episode with highlights of San Francisco mayor Willie Brown's inauguration party.

We meet Don Johnson of Nash Bridges, The Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence (hilarious drag queen nuns), lots of hot women, and our own Mistress Kitty Angelique struts her stuff with nude star Ashe Leigh! Only in SF!

 

Episode #78 - Life of Agony!

It's the first television interview with Life of Agony , the Brooklyn based thrash outfit! Their drummer used to play for Type O Negative!

Then it's an update with the band Sacred Reich , with interviews an live footage!

Then meet the band Behemoth with former Faith No More guitarist Jim Martin! See a special music video (made by Danny D) for the song Navigator (originally done by the Pogues). You may also remember bass player and band member Ron Holzer from The Trouble. The Music Video Feature is the Great Kat, with her video Cyberspeed

 

Episode #79 - Parties, Robots and Beer

The Reality Check crew crashes a rocker hotel party and interviews the bands Wargasm and Souls at Zero (formerly Wrathchild America).

Then meet The Seamen! These performance artists have big fire breathing robots that come in and smash stuff! Exclusive features include Lance "Barf Boy" from the band Skitzo showing off his unique talents and some guy lighting his hair on fire! Only here on Reality Check!

 

Episode #80 - Cartoons!

The Reality Check crew attends a listening party for the Saturday Morning Cartoons Greatest hits CD. Highlights from the home video with Helmet, The Murmurs and we compare Liz Phair's version of the Banana Splits theme song to the version covered by the Dickies.

See people in pajamas talking about old Saturday Morning Cartoons and join us for a visit to the Cartoon Art Museum.

 

Episode #81 - Whatever Became of Dee Snider?

A special up close up and personal interview where Dee and his new band Widowmaker! He talks about his past with Twisted Sister. Special emphasis is made to represent Twisted Sister as the ass kicking metal band that they really were before the We're Not Going To Take It music video gave the public the wrong idea. Twisted Sister's heaviest music is featured in old video cuts.

The band Widow Maker also features Al Pitrelli, formerly of Great White! Look for cameos by Johnny Z. of Megaforce and Motorhead's Lemmy.

 

REALITY CHECK 1996

Episode #82 - Bammie Awards Special

This year we finally got backstage!! Interviews with Les Claypool of Primus, Criag Chaciquo (ex-Jefferson Starship), Chris Isaak, Todd Rundgren, KOFY TV 20s James Gabbert, sports great Orlando Cepeda (San Francisco Giants Hall of Fame inductee), Lee Woodall (49rs), Clarence Clemons (E Street Band), and cameos by Carlos Santana, Rancid, Swingin Utters, Mermen and more!

Episode #83 - Pretty Punkettes!

Highlights of cameraman Nasty Nate in Philadelphia. The band Hot Damn-U-Mother, an all girl punk band with hot chilies in their underwear, is seen spanking each other in the girls bathroom! Then see an unbelievable interview and set of live footage with the band Leaving Trains! This long time punk band features former Muffs/Pandora guitarist Melanie Vummen and one time Presidential candidate Falling James Morling (Courtney Love's first husband). A must see interview as the outspoken Falling James (in a dress) talks trash about the Muffs, accuses his ex-wife of murder and laments the current state of punk rock.

 

Episode #84 - Techno Destructo!

We check out the group Bile, an S & M performance art industrial group somewhere in between GWAR and the Genitorturers. Wild live footage from the old Trocadero Transfer Club! The we meet the band Malevolent Creation! See the interview with Dave the drummer form this metal band! We see the band Forbidden live (the band is now called Man Made God). We meet Die Krupps, an industrial band form Germany with former Heathen guitarist Lee Altus. Top it off with the Ms. Bondage-A-Go-Go 1996 contest! Just as exciting as the previous yearŠs contests with only 3 lovely lasses this time, but enough T & A to make it enjoyable!

Episode #85 - Live from Berkeley

Watch a passed out drunk woman tormented through out this episode! Interviews with Skinlab, at the time just another local band (featuring former Defiant vocalist Steeve Esquivil )Watch them back in the day looking for a break! Now they are world famous! Meet the band Old Granddad! See a hilarious drunken interview with those metal mad men featuring former Epidemic guitarist Eric Mogridge. We check out Voivod. This Canadian power trio talks about their elaborate history, including footage of the old line up live.

Episode #86 - More Pretty Punkettes

Fans of Girl Punk unite! See the Loud Mouths, featuring our pal Beth Ramona and side kick Dulcenia, play some down and dirty punk rock. Then meet Stone Fox. These gals play loud and raunchy rock and roll. See them interviewed at their record release show where they talk about their tour with Joan Jett. Ace checks out Fluffy, the adorable Babes from England, playing one of their first American shows. They opened for the Sex Pistols during the big come back concert. Backstage stories and more!

Episode #87 - Screaming Bloody Murder

It's the Screaming Bloody Marys! Reality Check takes you to see them live and causing mayhem at the Virgin MegaStore! We take you to the very first Cable Access Awards. We weren't nominated, but our presence was known! Then we take you to see Phantom Blue! The best all girl metal band ever comes to San Francisco with their new line up

Episode #88 - We're so Slick

Take a stroll with the crew at the Haight Street Fair 1996! Highlights of people being arrested, Merle Saunders live, plus a local band music video from Scarlet Theory- Change of Heart. Then, hold on to your TV set! It's the Slick Fetish Ball and Gala Event for people in the S & M community featuring a best dressed contest with lots of Babes in tight Latex. Naughty performance art and an interview with Mistress Medori, a fetish Diva!

Episode #89 - Goth Special

Galaxy Chamber, the local Psychedelic Medieval Goth Rock group. These tarot reading witches and warlocks are quite the spectacle with a belly dancer and the guitarist from the band Helios Creed! We take you to see Switchblade Symphony live complete with interviews! Meet their guitar player, George Earth, from World Entertainment War and see the premier of their video "Clown".

Episode #90 - Proposition 215 Special

Get political from the comfort of your armchair! It's the Cannabis Buyers Club benefit to legalize marijuana for medical use with local bands Flytrap (blues grunge rock ) and Scarlet Theory (basic generic rock but hilarious interview with their views on the benefits of marijuana). Exclusive Father Guido Sarducci (comic Don Novello) interview! Remember this guy from the old Saturday Night Live? We bring you highlights from his stand up routine!

Episode #91 - Nasty Nate gets a Tattoo

One of our cameramen, former wrestler Nasty Nate, gets tattooed. Other features include KISS, the 1996 Reunion tour with exclusive live footage!! The Music Video segment features Romeo Dog-"Romeo Dog" (ex-members of Rose Tattoo , Attitude Adjustment and Two Bit Thief) Then, check out Anthrax live!

Episode #92 - Helloween

Back from the Hiatus After a particularly long hangover, Reality Check returned to the air waves with a vengeance! Meet the Reality Chicks! We take you to the Scare Fair! See special effects make-up artists designing costumes and creatures to terrify people at this Halloween event. Plus some whip cracking dominatrixes! Meet local DJ Damon cranking Goth and industrial tunes at San Francisco's hottest clubs. Then meet God's Girlfriend! It's a zany interview, complete with back up dancers in drag! Then we check out Fantasia, a veteran all girl band in the San Francisco scene. These gals play Zeppelin style 70's rock and are hot!

Episode #93 - Totally Ace's Space

Meet Cathedral, a British Black Sabbath style metal group. See Cannibal Corpse with live footage edited by Reality Check! Then, an exclusive with Bodycount! Interviews with Ice T, Ernie C and the late drummer Beatmaster, with cameos by Scott Ian of Anthrax and Slash from Guns & Roses!

Episode #94 - Same old, Same old

See the band Jelly Roll live! Then get the Life of Agony update. Local Band Music Video form the group Andy Boy -" I didn't mean to hurt you"(with ex-Attitude Adjustment /2 Bit Thief vocalist). Local Band Music Video form the group Sunz of Alien Technology -"Domino Falls" . Check out our interview with Neruosis, the masters of slow heavy sludge rock.

Episode #95 - X-mas Special

A perfect stocking stuffer! Jam packed with bad X-mas music videos! The Ramones-"Merry X-mas" and "I don't want to fight tonight", Spinal Tap"Xmas with the Devil" with wild interview clips of Spinal Tap's Michael McKean (from TV's Laverne and Shirley) Iron Maiden's Nick McBrain!! Other videos include Bad News with "Closing in on XmasSõ, Weird Al Yankovic-"Xmas at Ground Zero", Stevie Stiletto- "White Xmas" , King Diamond " No Presents for Xmas" and more!

 

Episode #96 - Bad Ass Mommas- Wicked Lead Belly!

It's a local band feature on this hard rock act. Meet the two stripper female singers who are lesbian lovers that nearly assaulted an obnoxious heckler during this interview and check out the hot looking go-go dancers on-stage! The Video feature includes a cut from the band Hot Damn- Bitch with an Attitude (Hot Punk Babes!). Then meet Manhole LA . Rapper Sex Kitten turned tough metal chick Tarrie B. and her boys. The band later changed their name to Tura Satana, now Tarrie is in My Ruin.

REALITY CHECK 1997

Episode #97 - Misfits Special

Calling all Misfits Fans! It's live footage and a wild interview with these guys! Bassist Jerry Only talks about his horror punk legends past with Glen Danzig! Meet the new band members and discuss the future! A must for Misfits fans.

Episode #98 - 803 Metal Special

Calling all old school Metal fans! LA Guns, DRI and Warrant live! Interview clips and autograph sessions in LA!! Local Band Music Video: Hot Damn- My Panties are too Tight (that says it all!). Then meet Lita Ford and Rumble Culture. Lita is back with a new band featuring her husband Jim Jillette on vocals ( formerly of the band Naked). Check out our tour bus interview that includes vintage footage of the Runaways.

Episode #99/100 (combined)

A Celebration at Reality Check Headquarters! We celebrate 100 episodes with classic clips including The Quest for Kiss, a feature on Armored Saint and a new feature on the Genitorturers where Gen takes Danny D. shopping at Stormy Leather.

Episode #101 - Transgender Edition

Glamazon featuring the Shred Mistress Rynata from Germany and Transgender vocalist/rhythm guitarist Christine Beatty. Video feature- Simon Stinger- He's your Swamp Thing . Plus an exclusive interview with the White Trash Debutantes and Ginger Coyote, a Transgender fixture in San Francisco legendary late 70s punk scene and editor of Punk Globe Magazine! Seems like every musician in San Francisco has played with Ginger and the Debs!

Episode #102 - WCW Special

Meet Sonny Ono, the notorious WCW manager! Meet past tag team champs Booker T. and Stevie Ray the Harlem Heat (when they were still together). Meet Sheri Martel and women wrestling champion Mouth of the South! Meet Jimmy Hart, one of the great wrestling managers who has managed everyone from Brett Hart to Hulk Hogan! We did!

Episode #103 - Bammies 1997

Even better than before! This year we got interviews with Huey Lewis , Linda Perry (ex-4 Non Blondes), Primus, Chris Isaak, Brian Kehoe of MIRV, Greg Kihn, Jonathan Cain of Journey, Prero from Los Angelitos, and Cheech Marin.

Episode #104 - El Locals

Local Band Special! Join the Reality Check crew to see Simon Stinger and witness the zany interview with this band who is somewhere between Cheap Trick and Blondie! Cameos by other local bands Wicked Lead Belly and Glamazon plus a hilarious food fight! Music Video feature with Vegas Preacher in Go Daddy Go! (Video produced and Directed by Reality Check!) Then we take you to meet the Screaming Bloody Marys ! The Marys are back with a new female vocalist who is best remembered for doing back up vocals on Phantom Blue's first album.

Episode #105 - Local Band feature

We interview Vegas Preacher, a band that appears on our show quite often! This is the first real in-depth interview with these wacky guys that play loud Motorhead influenced rock. Music Video features include Linda Perry (ex-4 Non-Blondes) with her video Freeway Bruce Dickinson, ex-Iron Maiden vocalist, is seen hanging out! Then join us for an interview with Fear Factory and meet guitarist Dino of these LA rock heavy weights.

Episode #106 - Victory is too Sweet!

The Cable Access Awards 1997! This year we beat out 20 other shows in our category! See actual on the air shenanigans as we accept our award, dance, drink and raise hell. Band features include Ugly Kid Joe with singer Whitfield Crane (now in Life of Agony) during his stint with these one hit wonders! Then it's off to see Motorhead! See Lemmy and the boys backstage with cameos by LA Guns, WASP, Rudy Sarzo (ex-Ozzy, Quiet Riot, Whitesnake) and Mike from Alice in Chains.

 

Episode #107 - Wonder Con 1997, Part 1.

A Comic Book ScFi Convention. Ace and Danny interview Rikki Rokket of Poison talking about his comic book, Sisters of Mercy, and his band. We interview the late Mark Williams, editor in chief of No Mercy Comics. Sexy horror actress Countess Vladimira Vladimira showing off her photos, Her comic book and telling us stories about Hammer Horror Films! Actress Leon Sumante as Jungle Queen Lava! See the Bat Mobile from the original Batman and Robin movie! We get an exclusive interview with Richard Hatch (Captain Apollo) from Battle Star Gallactica.

 

Episode #108 - Wonder Con 1997, Part 2.

(Co-hosted by Rikki Rockett of Poison). Interview with Brian Pulido of Chaos Comics, creator of such characters as Evil Ernie and Lady Death. Cameo appearance by Kurt Busiek (Avengers, Astro City scriptwriter), Crucial Comics (Rat Bastard), one time Creature Feature host and filmmaker John Stanier, actress Ann Robinson (War of the Worlds), Super Heroine duo the Immortal 2 ( babes in low cut costumes! Watch Danny D. try to keep his eyes to himself!), actor James Hong (Big Trouble in Little China, Bladerunner). Crazy interviews and in depth video!

 

Episode #109 - Scary Stuff !

Yes folks! It's the W.A.S.P. non interview! See Reality Check be refused to go backstage and the controversial aftermath where Blackie Lawless storms off stage and almost causes a riot! Music Video feature- The Voluptuous Horror of Karen Black in their video Gotta Get My Eyes DoneSØ! It's another home video using footage Reality Check shot of this visual spectacle back in episode 57! The meet the legendary Misfits !!!! We hook up with Sick Zone Magazine for an interview with Jerry Only after the concert!

Episode #110 - Media Whores

Reality Check wins the San Francisco Bay Guardian's Best of the Bay Award! Shot on location during the award winner's photo shoot. This wild episode includes interview with 60Šs concert promoter Chet Helms, who tells us about a recent phone call he received from Paul McCartney! Local Band Music Video from Stone Fox - Puppets Plus, another Reality Check exclusive: future 2 time WCW World Champion Diamond Dallas Page with his wife Kimberly (Playboy Celebrity Issue and Nitro Girl).

Episode #111 - More Media Whores

Reality Check responds to a comment made about Danny D. in the San Francisco Weekly newspaper. Music Video feature: The Misfits- Dig up her Bones. The boys take you to see Helmet live and interview the band! Plenty of great live footage and backstage shenanigans!

Episode #112 - Revenge of the Hair Bands

It's an 80s Glam Metal review! Black-n-Blue interview with former singer Jamie Saint James talking about the old days! Former guitarists Tommy Thayer wound up in the Kiss Tribute band Cold Gin! Mr. BigŠs Billy Sheehan gets drunk with Mike Varney (Shrapnel Records) with a cameo by Carmine Appice! Then witness the Slaughter interview with Mark Slaughter and the late Tom Kelly talking about MarkŠs other, more heavier bands (a must for fans)! Then see Warrant in a really pissed off interview with singer Janie Lane (and his former wife) really on the offensive about the ridicule his band gets! (Sorry Janie, didn't mean to make you mad!)

Episode #113 - Heavy Stuff

We need to come back with a heavy one after that last episode. Black Sabbath's Geezer Butler with his band Geezer Star in this rowdy backstage frolic at the Warfield in SF! Get all your most asked questions answered by thedark one himself! Pre Sabbath reunion info!

Episode #114 - Vans Warped Tour

Highlights of this now famous tour! See stunt cyclists, live footage of 22 Jacks, Pennywise, Sugar Ray, Social Distortion and the Mighty Mighty Bostones! Ace and Danny take you to the Purge Records party with local band Dork, a humorous punk act who do an interesting cover of Greg Kihn's Break up Song. Meet Sourpuss for some off the wall funk metal. Be part of the fun when the Reality Check crew pisses off people at a rave! Local Band Feature : Bite! An ass kicking, clam rock-and-roll band ! Check out the interview with the lovely Latex clad Pink haired Chelsea on vocals!

Episode #115 - Halloween 1997

Special It's an exclusive Misfits update! A Jerry Only interview at during the kick off of their American Psycho tour complete with great live footage! Then meet the Smashing Pumpkins, a clip donated by our cable colleagues Eye 2 Eye. Gather round all fans of the dark and bast! Ace and Danny meet Elvis ! See the exclusive interview with the Mistress of the Dark, shot at the Spirit Halloween Superstore! Witness the Elvis look-a-like contest! Scurry!!!

Episode #116- NYC Convention Special!

Go backstage at the CMS Music convention shot on location in New York with live clips of Incubus, Foo Fighters and the Mighty Mighty Bosstones (shot on top of Radio City Music Hall at the MTV Music Awards)! The exclusive Fahrenheit 451 interview and the exclusive Subzero interview with a live jam featuring a cameo appearance by Dino from Fear Factory and the late Lynn Strait of Snot.

 

Episode #117 - Girl Power Local Band Feature: the Glamour Pussies!

This outrageous all girl punk act features ex-Hyperdrive Kittens vocalists and Big Girl Porn Queen Trigger LaTwang (now known as Terra Newasshole) on vocals. These gals wear sexy lingerie and whip hopeless victims from of the audience! Exene Cervenka, former X vocalist talks about her new band Auntie Christ and introduces the video she did with Stone Fox for the song Something to Brag About, a George Jones/Tammy Wynette cover.

 

Episode #118 - There's a Party and You're Invited!

Danny 's birthday at Reality Check Headquarters with Vegas Preacher playing live in the back bedroom! Local Band update with 50 Lashes! They talk about their latest CD and about getting their music on the soundtrack for the film The Real Thing. Another Local Band feature with American Heartbreak! This Glam-punk super group features ex-members of Jetboy and Exodus. Then! It's Megadeath! Danny D. interviews guitarist Marty Friedman. Most folks don't know it, but Marty has had a long career and recorded many albums before he was in Megadeath! We talk about his past and scrounge up some old bad quality footage of his former band, Hawaii!

 

Episode #119 - A Step Closer

Local Band Bite update featuring their hot Go-Go Dancers! Stern fans take note!!! Danny D. and Huge take you to see King Norris, the band featuring Fred Norris King of Mars from the Howard Stern Show! We get an exclusive interview! Fred shows us Some snazzy guitar work that would make Stevie Ray Vaughn very proud!

 

Episode #120 - Bay Area Style

Fans of Exodus take note! Danny D. reminisces with Gary Hout and Paul Bailoff from your favorite heavy band from back in the day,Exodus! Relive the glory days of 1985 with this Bay Area band.

 

REALITY CHECK 1998

Episode #121 - History Repeats Itself

New Years Eve on San Francisco's 11th Street with various shenanigans including fires and people getting arrested! Witness the Tim Kelly Tribute, the Slaughter guitarist was tragically killed the week before this episode was aired! Then, we take you to the Cable Access Awards 1998, where Reality Check wins again, this time beating out 30 shows nominated in our category! Lots of partying with other cable personalities and highlights of the victory party with Vegas Preacher live at Reality Check Headquarters! Cameos by local band personalities from Bite, Wicked Lead Belly and Glamazon.

 

Episode #122 - The Cammies?

The Bammies (Bay Area Music Awards) become the California Music Awards! Go figure! This episode is filled with cameos by Cheech Marin, No Doubt, 3rd Eye Blind, Coolio and Tom Petty ! See interviews with members of Green Day, Cake and Rage Against the Machine. We hang with comedian Bobby Slayton and dish out some hilarious footage with the guys in Machine Head! See them getting jumped by autograph seekers! Of course, we bring you good close ups of the Babes in attendance !!!

 

Episode #124 - Videos

See Galmazon live showcasing their new Cyberrock with the debut of the electronic rhythm section they use to replace their old band mates. A look at the Pamela and Tommy Lee video complete with play by play commentary by the Reality Check party crew. Get the final update with the White Trash Debutantes! Ginger Coyote and Co. tell us about their Japan trip (with guitarist Neil Smith!) Check out the crazy Christmas Show with their girl back up dancers and a stage full of San Francisco underground celebrities for a finale you will never forget!

 

Episode #125 - Bay Area Style : Future, Present, Past

Meet the band Big Shrimp, a rising garage punk band featuring ex-members of Death Angel and the Organization! See the Skinlab update featuring their new guitarist Scott Sergeant (ex-killing Culture, Laaz Rocket) Then it's off to a Punk Rock photo exhibit! See Chontel from the band Hot Damn's photo collection of bands like D-generation. Interviews with Dirk Dirkson, Mabuhay club owner, and cameos by Cathy Peck (H.E.A.R. Project, the only foundation dedicated to preserving your hearing), Penelope Houston (Avengers) and an exclusive interview with Jello Biafra (Dead Kennedys)

 

Episode #126 - Peeping Toms and Wendy O Williams Tribute!

Come with Huge, Ace and Danny as we introduce you to StinkyŠs Peep Show! This is the first of many episodes covering San Francisco's hottest rock-n-roll club (and our favorite hang out). See the Large-n-Lovely Go-Go Dancers, live clips of local band the Bay Bombers . We take you, the video viewer, to see the peep show featuring Mitchell Brother's dancer and contortionist Suzy Ming, twisting her lovely body in ways unimaginable! Be there as Suzi challenges the audience to take her on (while topless) for a game of Twister!

 

Episode #127 - More T & A!

It's Suzy Ming's birthday party with the Pink Panther and her circus friends! Then Danny and Ace take you to see Dr. Mangus HirschfieldŠs museum of sexology! It's naughty performance art with stage performances and lot's of bizarre interviews! Then we take you to The Hookers Ball! Lots of strippers shoving the goods in the camera! Plus a cameo appearance by XXX star Sharon Mitchell!!!

 

Episode #128 - Local Band Feature

Meet Storm and Her Dirty Mouth, a New York chick with an attitude destined to be a star. Meet The Clip Board Boy, the notorious girl band groupie! Find out his intimate secrets while being interviewed by Beth Ramona Allen from the LoudMouths. Then, Huge takes you to meet Suzi Ming and Ace at the Great American music Hall to see Nashville Pussy, the greatest band of the late 90Šs! Two chicks and two dudes cranking out raw Motorhead/Nugent Southern Rock . See the exclusive interview! See lesbian kissing! See fire breathing! See what you've been missing!

 

Episode #129 - Ace's Birthday Special

It's a party at Reality Check Headquarters the band Vegas Preacher live in the back bedroom! The next day, we are off to Wonder Con 1998. We didn't have audio so, Danny had to narrate! Footage of Countess Vladimira, Heavy Metal Model Michell Silvera, Gerard Christopher (Super Boy TV series), Spiderman, Wolverine, comic artist Kurt Busiek, Peter David (writer of The Hulk) and Sergio Aragones. Witness an interview (with audio) of actress Erin Grey (Buck Rogers and Silver Spoons). Then, it's back out that night for historical footage of Enrique's production of Beyond the Valley of the Ultra Show Girls, a full production Drag Queen rock musical in the outrageous tradition of the Rocky Horror Picture Show! Only in San Francisco!

 

Episode #130 - We Only Go for the Fights

Danny and the crew meet Professional Wrestling great Boink the Clown, Greg the Hammer Valentine and the Honky Tonk Man. Roller Derby Hall of Fame member Ann Culveho, 69 years old and still skating professionally for 50 years, meets Stuttering Danny and Beth Ramona! This Demoness of the banked track was the original punk rocker! She was dying her hair green, getting tattooed and pierced in the 1940's and is still as crazy as ever. Ya gotta love her! Historical and hysterical!

 

Episode #131 - Sebastian Bach Special

Ace and Huge spend a night of debauchery with the former Skid Row vocalist and his new band in Palo Alto! Ace interviews guitarist Richie Scarlet, an accomplished solo artist who has played with everyone including Ace Frehley. Richie was Ace's old guitar teacher! We party on the tour bus while watching the rest of the band score with suburban Bettys! Artistic showcase on the Wicca Gallery of London Monks, author of London Tarot (vs. games) starring Goth Art. Sebastian Bach is --as usual-- his outspoken self and, of course, we ogle the large breasted groupies!

 

Episode #132 - Bumpin and Grindin

Meet the Bobby Teens, a mostly all girl grunge punk band with a lovely hostess wearing short shorts! A hilarious interview! Then meet Cameltoe, a local all girl band with are big fans of ours. It all happened at StinkyŠs Peep Show! Don't miss the U.S. Olympic Strip Team performance in this episode! Support your country's team as they take it all off for you, the video viewer!

 

Episode #133 - A Tribute

The documentary of the Memorial concert for our friend Sheila Rene, one of the major players in California's music scene. Live clips of Repulsa, a one time only reunion of Laaz Rocket with Scott from Skinlab on guitar, John Torrez of Angelwitch with Vicious Rumors. Long time Bay Area metal veterans Tom Hunting of Exodus and Sickzone Magazine interviewing Ronnie James Dio (with lots of old Rainbow and Black Sabbath clips!) A must for any fan of Bay Area Music!

 

Episode #134 - Girls, Girls, Girls

Ace and Huge sneak backstage at SlimŠs to meet Spike 1000, one of San Francisco's hottest up and coming bands with a cute female singer! The music is like Korn. Ron Skullsmasher interviews Jack off Jill, obnoxious band from Florida with former Marilyn Manson guitarist Daisy Berkowitz! An insane interview! Then Danny D brings you the Jack killed Jill update, just so you know this band was around before Jack off Jill ! Another Reality Check Exclusive! We interview The Donnas, the teenage rock-n-roll machine! The 90Šs answers to the Runaways were caught at the Bottom of the Hill by Danny and Huge!

 

Episode #135 - All Aces Space!

First, Ace interviews Machine Head at their rehearsal space, introducing their new guitarist. Ace's local band feature is with Born Naked- Bay Area grunge! We take you to The Devil Made Me Do It Festival featuring outrageous art work and local bands. Witness the Badasstards interview- trashy rock-n-roll with the band now known as the Sister Kissers. Live clips of 440 Six Pack, Buzzoven, and Slender, plus an interview with the Swinging Utters, San Francisco's Bammie award winning punkers.

 

Episode #136 - Glitz and Glamor

Meet AWD, the performance art troupe. These freaky Goth kids perform a deep ritual of aerobatics, fire performance and music. They made a name for themselves at Burning Man and gave us quite an experience! Then we hang with Jetboy, with a retrospective of the leaders of the 80Šs Glam metal scene in the Bay Area. Featuring guitarist Billy Rowe (now in American Heartbreak) and Fernie Rod. This is the first time they've seen each other since the band broke up as MindZone (see episode 50) in a few years. Vintage Jetboy clips are shown as they talk about the new CD. Psychotica vocalist Pat Briggs talks about his unusually stunning Goth Art Group. Then it's the Toilet Boys - kick ass trashy New York City style Glam rock-n-roll in the vein of Kiss and New York Dolls.! An exclusive interview with gender bending vocalist Ms. Guy! Witness awesome showmanship and fire breathing from their guitarist! Ms. Guy is interviewed by Chris Freeman of Pansy Division.

 

Episode #137 - Can't Get Enough

Danny D goes fetish clothes shopping with Gen from the Genitorturers featuring highlights from the band's new Home Fetish Video. Music Video features Sunz of Alien Technology. See the video Phage , the latest video from Reality Check creator Huge's concept band. Recover at StinkyŠs Peep Show with another exclusive Suzy Ming backroom peepshow!

 

Episode #138 - A Touch of Evil

We begin with a Night club review featuring Lucifer's Hammer plus an interview with DJ Terrorbat of San Francisco heaviest club dedicated to dark satanic metal. Live video clip of Seattle's Rising Horde. Meet Michael Moynihan, author of Lords of Chaos , a book covering the controversial Black Metal scene in Norway. Music video features: Satyricon Mother North, the uncensored version of this evil Norwegian band. A pure example of what Black Metal is all about. Local band feature: Swarm at their debut performance at the Paradise Lounge! This band is comprised of ex-members of Death Angel! Meet vocalist Mark Osegueda, guitarist Rob Cavestany and drummer Andy Galeon. It's the first time they've played together in several years! Exclusive interview and vintage clips!

 

Episode #139 - We Have Returned

Reality Check hosts the premier of Orgazmo, the film made by Trey Parker of South Park fame. Cameo appearances by members of Skinlab. Have a drink at Redrum, our short-lived nightclub, and see live clips of the bands American Heartbreak and Big Shrimp. Local band feature: God's Girlfriend starring 7 foot tall Amazonian transvestite Brigit Brat, a one person Goth band armed with a guitar and drum machine. Our own Kitty Angelique interviews Doppleganger, the 3 piece girl Goth rock band from LA Live footage with a fire breathing performance during the stage show.

 

Episode #140 - Exotic Erotic Halloween Ball 1998

Our best coverage of carnal sin yet!! Exclusive interviews with Sugar Ray, Porn legend Nina Hartley, live clips of Grace Jones, cameos by Joan Jett, Dennis Rodman, the Mr. And Mrs. Exotic Erotic contest, tons of T & A and more!! Impotent Sea Snakes interview with Fire Breather Reverend Buster with intense footage of these shock rockers! Not for the faint of heart.

 

Episode #141 - Conquering the Masses

Local band feature: Bimbo Toolshed! This now defunct drinking band played killer alcohol style hard rock. 2 guys and 2 chicks that kick ass (wish they were still around). Meet SoulFly, Max Calevera's new group with an interview with guitarist Logan Maynard (formerly of Machine Head). A wild backstage interview with Exodus and an update with singer Paul Baloff talking about their tour of South America. Naturally it's off to StinkyŠs Peep Show for Suzy Ming's Magic Show. Watch her clothes disappear! Then meet the band Rebel, Rebel - LA Shock Rockers! These guys look outrageous! They have a habit of getting banned from every club they play in and have been known to cause riots! Watch these nutcases smash, break and set fire to anything in their path!

 

Episode #142 - Another Night on the Town

The Reality Check crew get invited to a party for the San Francisco Film Commissioner! Performing at the party are local rockers Simon Stinger , The Bay Bombers and GT350. Witness a hilarious San Diego grunge band being interviewed in the ladies room. We hang with Neil Smith and get a 60 second update with the Weird Al of punk rock playing in a chicken suit and dropping his pants. Then it's off to the beach with a midnight Fire dance- Reality Check Mistress Kitty Angelique and Companion Derrick perform a virtually erotic fire dance with twirling torches and shooting fireballs. Top it all off with the exclusive music video feature: Nashville Pussy-Go Mother Fucker Go

 

REALITY CHECK 1999

Episode #143 - A Little Twisted

The boys take you to Spike & Mike's Sick & Twisted Animation Festival and interview Spike himself! Witness actual Cartoon Clips! Be stunned when the entire Reality Check gang interviews festival cofounder Al 'Grandpa Munster' Lewis, 88 years young and sharp as ever! Huge actually falls over when 'Grandpa' tells us he worked with Orson Wells! Then it's off to Danny's Birthday Day Party @ Stinky's Peepshow with live clips of Poison Idea, Bimbo Toolshed and the Reality Check lads licking whip cream off girls !

 

Episode #144 - Supercon Special

It's a Reality Check Field Trip! Supercon is a SciFi comic convention. Interviews with comic artists from Mood Magazine (the rappers answer to Mad Magazine) and Cherry, the top selling adult comic! Ace interviews Brandon Cruz of Courtship of Eddie's Father fame; Dragon Dave hooks up with the very cute Erin Murphy from Bewitched; Adam West, Burt Ward & Yvonne Craig of BATMAN dis us! Herb JEFFERSON of BATTLESTAR GALACTICAand GRACE LEE WHITNEY of STAR TREK give us plenty of info! And the PERFECT SPECIMEN gets a date w/ B-movie actress Brinke Stevens!

 

Episode #145 - Meeting of the M-M-Minds!

Reality Check's own STUTTERING DANNY D meets his nemesis STUTTERING JOHN of THE HOWARD STERN SHOW ! Separated at birth? You be the judge. Exclusive interview with SUZI MING jumping on the bed, KITTY ANGELIQUE providing ROOM SERVICE and DERRICK manning the camera! After taking STUTTERING JOHN out to DINNER, we check out the LOUDMOUTHS and the TOILET BOYZ from NYC (with Ms. Guy) @ STINKY'S PEEPSHOW. It's radio stars and flaming guitars!

 

Episode #146 - Fleet Week

If you're into girl bands, this is the episode for you! It features local band Poon Twang, a 60Šs garage funk all girl riot! Then check out the No-Talents with live clip of these hotties from France. Witness Wicked Lead Belly with their hot lead singer and The Roulettes-the punk answer to the supreme! Then, we take to the streets with the Glamour Pussies! We follow the Pussies up and down San Francisco's North Beach as they recruit real sailors to come check out their live show. (Fleet Week is the week the Navy visits San Francisco). Witness the spanking of helpless victims on stage by the Pussies! Then, it's the Loud Mouths starring our own Beth Ramona Allen-getting a drunk sailor on stage to sing Popeye the Sailor!!! Not enough for you? We then interview the Neander Dolls, a cave girl rock band: Babes in Leopard print loin cloths! Winners of the best cleavage at the Chicks vs. Dicks rock show with Tina from The band The Bobby Teens.

 

Episode #147 - Skinlab Video Shoot

Century Media recording artists and Bay Area favorites Skinlab picked Huge and Ace from Reality Check to make their first music video. We bring you a brief history of Skinlabs past appearances on Reality Check. This episode documents the band from their humble beginnings to the present with exclusive behind the scenes during the making of the video and candid interviews with the band topped off with the world premiere of the finished video Know Your Enemies, the number one music video in Europe, heavy rotation on MTV Australia, screened on MTV USA's 120 Minutes, and most requested video on the cable show The Box!

 

Episode #148 - More Black Metal

Hey Black Metal Fans!!! It's Mercyful Fate-shot live and on location on their home country of Denmark, with interview clips of King Diamond at sites around Denmark including the bands old rehearsal spot when they were called The Brutsäformer. Guitarist Michael Denner sings Karaoke! Music Video feature by Lilith's Embrace. Then it's the Cradle of Filth interview with these corpse painted freaks from England. Check out the great light show in their stage act and the hot girl dancers! æ

 

Episode #149 - Old School Punk

The Soul Brains (formerly Bad Brains) get interviewed by Ace with words of wisdom from vocalist H.R. From these innovators of Rasta Hard Core, we move to Pansy Division, the Leaders of Queer Punk! See the interview with bassist Chris Freeman and footage of them jamming with Rob Halford (ex-Judas Priest)! Chris talks about how they were instrumental in getting Halford out of the closet! Then check out the Scavengers! Penelope Houston (a solo funk artist for the past decade) reunites with her old guitarist of S.F. punk legends the Avengers and 2 other players to form the Scavengers and crank out those old classics for the first time in 10 years! Cameo appearance by Jello Biafra. Then it's back to StinkyŠs Peepshow to see Dr. Know lead by former child TV star Brandon Cruz and bassist Ismael Hernandez live with interviews at a killer show! æ

 

Episode #150 - Dance Macabre and Monster Bands!

Danny D. goes backstage with Famous Monsters-the band of 3 cute monsters (featuring Sean Yseault of White Zombie) are living cartoon characters playing surf rock and talking about their favorite monster movies. Then descend into the depths of the Maritime Hall and visit the band Penis Flytrap-featuring former 45 Grace vocalist Dinah Cancer with her new Shock Horror band. A bloody macabre stage show with naked go-go dancers and great music! Then off to San Jose to see Fear Factory-live! Then check out audience shenanigans with Caveman Sam-that flintstone looking dude seen at all the Bay Area concerts! If you ever wondered about him... we found out! Then it's back stage for more Monster Magnet- mania! Frontman Dave Windoff talks to Ace about monster movies and on the road shenanigans!

 

Episode #151- A Few Favorites

Local band feature on Joe's Friend. Witness hyper funk rock by these goofy living cartoon characters. Their singer could be a descendent of Stanley from former RC favorite Life, Sex and Death! Then meet Skycries Mary, a psychedelic space rock group from Seattle and an interview with vocalist Roderick Romero! At the gig, we check out Grimoire of Exulted Deeds Magazine! This death metal magazine is famous for having hot looking chicks on the cover, and everywhere else in the mag! The most well known is our newest Reality Chick, The Lovely Felicia. Huge interviewed Felicia about her experience being a Grimoire Girl. Then witness the King's X interview with guitarist Ty Tabor. Definitely one of the most respected and talented bands around. Then see Danny and Ace hook up with the Galactic Cowboys. It's a hilarious off the wall interview with these hard rock veterans who won't let you forget music is supposed to be Fun! æ

 

Episode #152 - Rock-n-Wrestling Tribute to Owen Hart

We had a chance to meet Owen Hart with his tag team partner Jeff Jarrett and the beautiful Debra McMichael when they were WWF tag champs. Shot just 2 months before OwenŠs tragic death. With a heavy hart, we rush off to see Stuck Mojo and snag an interview with these high energy metal/rap power house who shot a video featuring many of your favorite WCW Stars. Then were off to StinkyŠs Peep Show to see local band The Jack Saints! Those guys play cool garage rock. Suddenly, the band is attacked by Incredibly Strange Wrestling wrestler El Bueno during their set and cause all kinds of mayhem begins! Suzy Ming, our bikini babe, is back to bare it all! The Large-n-Lovely go-go girls get down! This is by far the best coverage we have on Stinky's, so if you haven't checked this place out yet or cannot get there, this is our shining example

 

Episode #153 - Completely Clueless

Check out Danny D and Ace with John from the band Angelwitch. Then it's a Local Band feature with Stone Vengeance. This 3 piece powerhouse has been playing classic Bay Area style thrash metal for over 20 years. Real survivors, these guys keep going and defy all current trends. Than were off to Stink's Peep Show to check out RC favorite Tigger Le Twang (form the band The Glamour Pussies!) It's the sweetest Peep Show of all as Tigger turns her naked body into the best ice cream sundae you would ever want to taste!! Live clips of Sparrows Point and more

 

Episode #154 - Haight Street Fair & Danny D. Celebration Episode!

Danny D brings you a 1 hour episode celebrating the last 100 episodes edited by ....Stuttering Danny D! You can view episodes 54 to 154 in 10 minutes! It's a collage featuring the very best of Reality Check! Then Danny shows us a tribute to all those guests who have appeared on the show that have passed on from this world! We then turn a teary eye to celebrate today with a visit to the Haight Street Fair! Highlights include Merle Saunders live, LA rockers Liars, Inc. live plus an interview with this up and coming kick ass punk band! Drunk shenanigans with Huge at Murio's bar and cameos from past Reality Check guests! Switchblade Symphony, Bite, Galaxy Chamber, Man Made God (formerly Forbidden), Machine Head, Sparrows Point, Armored Saint and more! æ

 

Episode - #155 Splatter Rock

Oh Yes! It's Lizzy Borden returning to the club scene! See these LA veterans perform again with vocalist Lizzy giving us the ax! Then witness our Exclusive Video feature: Penis Flytrap-The Tours of Blood splatter video by Dinah and the Boys. Hold on! Ace and Danny D go see...GWAR! It's a NEW interview backstage at the Warfield with GWAR being crazy as ever. Meet their new characters Slumdog Scrotum Moon and Slave Pits Munler Jackson, who shows us some new GWAR merchandise!

 

Episode #159 - Fleet Week

If you're into girl bands, this is the episode for you! It features local band Poon Twang, a 60s garage funk all girl riot! Then check out the No-Talents with live clip of these hotties from France. Witness Wicked Lead Belly with their hot lead singer and The Roulettes-the punk answer to the supreme! Then, we take to the streets with the Glamour Pussies! We follow the Pussies up and down San Franciscans North Beach as they recruit real sailors to come check out their live show. (Fleet Week is the week the Navy visits San Francisco). Witness the spanking of helpless victims on stage by the Pussies! Then, it's the Loud Mouths starring our own Beth Ramona

 

Episode #165 - Playboy Playmate Special!

Collector's Expo Part 2! Danny, Ace and Dragon Dave go for the gold! We meet some of the Hottest Playboy playmates in the world! We met Playboy Playmates Kerri Kendall, Petra and Rebbecca Ferrati Lotsæ of exclusive Playboy 'behind the scenes' stories, lots of gratuitous boob shots and lots of desperate flirting by Dragon Dave!

 

REALITY CHECK 2000

Episode #170 - Conformist Nonconformist Special (Battle of the Public Access Stars!)

Huge takes the wife and us to the Academy of Science's Neaderball! Hob nob with the Nob Hill crowd and meet girls you'll never get a chance to date! Eat and drink for free and heckle the wealthy! Drew Letchworth appears as the famous Then we totally switch gears by going to Stinky's Peepshow and see The Richmond Sluts and a Suzy Ming Peepshow! complete with an interview and naked twister! It's the Battle of the Public Access Stars with Stuttering Danny, David Dragon, Ace competing with Eric the Viking from the show Bevornia in Naked Twister!æ Shocking! Then, the RC crew guest stars on Bevornia!æ It's Cable Access Mayhem! Then we hang with Patrick and Chris from Pansy Division at the Nashville Pussy Show at Bottom of the Hill! Then! David Dragon interviews porn star and Playboy Playmate Teri Wiengel and reveals a super amazing fact! All on one show! It's crazy! æ

 

Episode #171 - Socially Conscious Special

Ace takes you to the Food.com show to help out the less fortunate.. This benefit Meet the bands Locomotive from Norway. Then it's off to see the debut of the band Radford. We hang with Keith Knight from the K Chronicles and interview the band! Scary Gary from KOFX helps put on a benefit show to help with the Klass Kids Foundation and has an exclusive interview with Mark Klass.. See them present the Motley Crue benefit grand prize. See Barbie Killed Ken perform and Ace get cozy an interview with Athena and Diane.. A Mischief flashback from '93!

 

Episode #172 - Hello from Cyberspace

It's the debut of a live Internet show Talkin' Trash. Huge checks out the technology. Ace checks out the tunes and Dave checks out the cyberbabes! Lola Pandora gets interviewed by Ace.! Dragon Dave gets sent over the web! Daveæ interfaces with Allure Bella the sexy co-host! Then! Danny hostsæ Suzy Ming's striptease atæ Stinky's Peepshow! It's hot action as Danny gets the crowd 'a tossing' the green and Suzy steams up the camera! Dragon Dave takes us to the Crazy Horse strip club to meet XXX porn star Kathy Willits ! We get the history of her famous scandal and the update on her Internet project! Meet her new pal Brittany! It's hot (interview) action the dressing room with America's favorite porn star! (not you, Dave!)

 

Episode #173 - In A Metal Daze

We begin outside the Cocodrie with a lovely Peach Puff Girl and get ready to bang our Heads with Lips from the band Anvil! Find out what these Heavy Metal Masters have been up Plus vintage footage! Then Danny takes to the stage as Danny Cloverdale reenacting the classic MTV video for a racy Stinky's Peepshow back room extravaganza! Then it's Warrant in Palo Alto ! Jani Lane hangs with Huge before the big show! Then it's back to Stinky's for Lipstick Trixx for some mock Metal Mayhem! Pantz Noyze brings back the halcyon days of 80's rock with a ripping performance and backstage antics! Reality Chick Felicia stars as a groupie! Even Stinky's founder Audra gets in on the dressing room mayhem!

 

Episode #176 - Ace's Space and Paparoach

Enter Ace's space as he covers the best bands! Meet Eric Wong from Unjust and get the skinny on some San Franciscoæ Metal history! Check out the Jam session with Steev! Hang backstage with the boys from Skinlab! We get the exclusive preview of 'Second Skin' the new Skinlab video we didn't do! We travel to Las Vegas to meet the band God Among Men and hang with lead singer Liz. Then back to SF to meet Spike 1000! Check out the killer live show, a warm up for their date at the Oakland coliseum with Korn! With cameos Then hook up with Paparoach at the Maritime! Ace chills with Coby after a crazy live show and gets the story!

Episode #177 - KISS Farewell Tour Special

The final days are here! See how the Quest for Kiss continued up to the amazing Farewell tour! See Kiss convention highlights from the San Francisco stop with classic footage! Hear Kiss stories from national and local celebrities! Will Lee from the David Letterman Showæ talks about playing with Kiss! Sean from Sparrows Point and Dave from Machine Head check in! Forest J. Ackerman, founder of Famous Monsters Magazine has a Gene story! Jerry Only from the Misfits, Frank Bello and John Bush from Anthrax, Playboy model and Kiss girl Petra, and Dimebag Darrel from Pantera ! Huge meets Gene! Bruce Kullic meets Ace! Chris from Pansy Division questions Paul! Mike Branvold, webmaster of Kiss Online says 'anything can happen!" and it does!

 

Episode #178 - If It's Too Loud, Your Too Old!

It's metal daze in San Francisco! Down at the Embarcadero , weæ take you to see Sangry Amato! Meet lead singer Jessica Christ and hang with Reality Pal Kurt. Get twisted with The Sick! Tony and Warner from the band hang with Danny. Back at Stinky's Peepshow, Elsa has the number of the Beast when Ron Skull smasher plays Iron Maidens' Eddy in a Metal Battle to the Death with El Duche! Then It's a return of those metal mockers Pantz Noizy!See Reality Check Felicia in a cave girl bikini and a Heavy Metal maiden warrior outfit! Yow!æ Then we travel to LA to the NAMM show to meet Simonæ Wright from Dio and formerly of AC/DC! Then! A Reality Check exclusive with Ronnie James Dio! Get the metal update from the 'Holy diver' himself straight from the NAMM show floor! He talks about the days with Black Sabbath and Rainbow!

Episode #179 - GIRL BAND RAGE @ the Covered Wagon Saloon

Attention all girl band geeks! It's a Danny special that's sure to get you rockin'! First we see Huge's favorite band-Princess Special-featuring guitar goddess Shelly. Then check out the reunion performance of Squat live on stage! Then it's the Loudmouths! Beth Ramona stars as our co-host and she interviews Tuuli , an all girl band from Canada (and they're all hot sez Danny!). Then it's a music video feature with a cut by Betty Blowtorch- it's their anthem song 'The Betty Blowtorch Anthem!". Then, it's a wild update with power punkers The Glamour Pussies! See them toss blow up doll into the audience! Then-witness the wild and woolly Texas Terri and the Stiff Ones as they rock the house.She brings the whole audience on stage - she's the female Iggy Pop! It's all Live!

 

Episode #180 - WAMMIES and BAMMIES 1998 and 1999

It's the exclusive coverage of the San Francisco Weekly's Music awards show and Reality Check takes you into the action. First-it's Wammies '98 at Bimbo's-see Spike 1000 win 'Best Hard Rock Band'! Then we jump to Wammies '99. See the Mr.T Experience live on stage. We run into Storm and Shanua Hall from the 4 Non Blondes, The stars of Incredibly Strange Wrestling give away the 'Best Hard Rock Performance' award ! Then we review our footage of Bammies '99 with incredible commentary by Danny! See the Donna's hot video 'Skin Tight'. But wait- See Bonnie Raitt and see Dragon Dave try pick up Joan Biaz's Niece! We interview the Def Tones, see MIRV live and hook up with local heroes Machine Head and Slayer (dude!)

Episode #181 - CES Adult Video Convention in Las Vegas (1)

The' four who have fun' take you on a WILD road trip to Las Vegas to meet tons of your favorite adult film stars!! We take you to meet Ron Jeremy, Houston, Madiline Night ! Anita Cannibal hooks up with us and takes us on a backstage tour! She takes us to meet Bill Marigold of the Free Speech Coalition, See Danny get 'shoed' by Anitia and Minka-the model with the huge...tracks of land! See Huge pick out his new wives! See Ace pull off incredible interviews! See Dave try to get a job in the videos! Dave meets up with his old pals Teri Weigel and Kathy Willetts! We get and exclusive interview with Kathy and her husband! See David whine when we have to hit the road back to San Francisco !

Episode #182 - CES Adult Video Convention in Las Vegas (2)

It's Day #2 of the Convention! The boys have had a wild time so far! In this episode we catch up with old friends Nina Hartly and Cristy Lake! And we run into our pal Dino from Fear Factory !! Ace interviews the ledgenday Al Goldstien of Screw magazine! Then meet Dave's adopted father Dennis 'Pimpmaster General' Hoff of the Moonlight Bunny Ranch. There's a camoe apperance by Vince Voyer, Max Hardcore with Ansitasia Blue! We meet Jessica Drake for the first time! See various forms of public exibitionism live on the convention floor! Suddenley-you are trasported to san Francsico to wit Reality Chick Suzi Ming and her Easter Egg Hunt! (and why not!) Then it's back to Vegas where we take you to a party starring Matt Zane and his band Sociaty One!! See all the Sociaty One dancers with hot girl on girl action (oh my!). See some S&M wackyness, too! We interview Matt and his pals!

 

Episode #183 - CES Adult Video Awards in Las Vegas (Part 3)

Now! The final chapter of this sorted tail! The boys leave the Matt Zane party and zoom back to the convention for the Adult Video News Awards! All your favorite stars onstage getting awards! Camoes of Nina Hartley, Ron Jeremy, Kristy Lake and Jasmin St.Clair . Dave interviews Sunset Thomas-the very first Adult Star to work the Bunny Ranch! From the Howad Stern Show, meet Beetlejuice and Nicole Bass . See some insaine shenannagans where we meet boxing great Vinny Pazienza! Danny interviews Nelly Pierce, who shows us her piercings! And speaking of piercings, we hook up with Teri Wengel again! Dave hooks up with Kathy Willetts and Alexandra Quinn! A very drunk Anistasia Blue! It's a madhouse in the hallway outside of the awards! See Alaisha Klass with the dress that won't stay on! Be treated to Penelope Pumpkins (and her lfriends)! Plus a Reality Check exclusive! See the' almost' altercation between Max Hardcore and Dino from Fear Factory when Dino steals Max's hat! It's Calavacade of Casino Cutups for all you over 18 Reality Check fans!

Episode #184 - The MTV " WANNA BE A VJ" ADVENTURE !!

It an mad effort to go mainstream, Danny and Dave decide to try out for jobs as MTV video jocks! Danny and Dave hike out to the other end of San Francisco to camp out the night before the try outs! They meet all sorts of VJ hopefuls from around the Bay Area! Huge and Ace show up in the Hugemobile and bring blankets and food to our intrepid heroes! The next morning, Dave and Danny run into fellow Cable Access stars Queen Bee and Red Ant (looking luscious as always!). See pop sensation (and one hit wonder) Aliyah! Then, through the magic of video, see Danny's ACTUAL AUDITION from MTV!! Danny and Dave head off to Stinky's Peepshow to catch The Idiots live on stage! The lead singer is an insane 'Gene Simmons' like clown who rides a unicycle and breathes fire! Then..the Peepshow. It's 'The Last Temptation of Christ' with Count Dante as the amazing MC! Stay tuned for Punk Rock legends The Dickies!! See the Dickies live- with all their on-stage props and wild antics! Will Christ give into temptation?Will Danny and Dave get hired by MTV? Ya got to get the Episode and find out!

Episode #185 - Pedal to the Metal!

Athena from Barbie Killed Ken meets us at the Bottom of the Hill where Ace and Dragon Dave take you to see Systematic! We hang backstage and get the story from the entire band! Jeff from Spike 1000 makes a cameo! Then! Witness the fateful Cro Mags show at the Maritime! See 40 Grit rock the house, Crowbar tear it up (complete with backstage interview by one of our Reality Chicks)! Hear actual phone calls from our viewers! See the lovely , another star Reality Chick., interview Steev from Skinlab!, Skinlab rocks the house with our favorite song, Know Your Enemies! Then, behold! It's Storm Troopers of Death! Get the history from Dan Lucre interviewed by Danny! See the performance of Celtic Frost! Tons of SOD trivia!

 

Episode #186 - NAMM 2000 (Party)l!

Ace and Huge take you on a road trip to LA to the amazing National Association of Music Merchants show! We meet tons of your favorite stars! Meet legend amp designer Jim Marshall of Marshall Amps! Hear his life story and tales of Jimi Hendrix and the Who. Get the update from Kiss alumni Bruce Kulick (producer of Motorhead!!) See vintage videos withBruce and his old band Blackthorn and the Paul Stanley solo group. We see John Entwistle of the Who, Bootsy Collins, and Reality Chick Countess Valdamira. We hook up with Bay Area great Mearl Saunders for an interview. The boys from Matt Zane's Society One talk to Ace. Then.. Ace interviews Will Lee of the David Letterman Band- (who played with Ace Freley from Kiss!!) Hear about how Lee got the gig with David L!! Then-the Big Exclusive!! Cliff William of AC/DC chats with us at the Ampeg booth! If that wasn't enough, meet Nikki Sixx of Motley Crue!!! An amazing exclusive interview! Michael Anthony of Van Halen spends some time with us. We wrap up the episode with vintage highlights from our past adventures when Jerry Cantrell gives Van Halen the Llife time Achievement Award

Episode #187 - NAMM 2000 (Part 2)

Ace and Huge are parting the night away at the Whiskey a GoGo on Sunset Strip. Catch the exclusive footage of Warrant live and the LA Guns reunion Live!! Shenanigans of Ace and Huge picking up some Argentina girls on the Strip. Then it's back to the Namm Show! Ace interviews Jason, the guitar player from Kid Rock. We run into the guys from Orgy. We hook up with our pal Dino from Fear Factory and ogle some of the hot chicks giving away free stuff. Cameos by Skinlab and Spike 1000. The big exclusive interview with Fieldy and the boys from Korn! (We had Korn on the show when they were just a new band from Bakersfield CA) See Kerry King from Slayer. Then Rex and Dimebag Darrel from Pantera. See Ace and Huge down the Crown Royal with Dimebag Darrel! See Dimebag create the historic Reality Check song!

 

Episode #188 - The Bizarre and the Unusual!

Join us for the The St. Sputa's Day Parade - an annual April Fools Day event. Meet the Bishop Joey of the First church of the last Laugh. See the congregation of people in freaky costumes getting crazy. Then we hit the Howling Bull Syndicate store, which is the store that specialize in Japanese monsters, wrestling toys and underground Metal Albums! We get an exclusive interview with masked Lucadore wrestling ledgendary Mil Moscraras. Then we head over to the Cocodrie Club for the Almost Lucky Sideshow and the Carnival of Sin! See games involving live rat! Reality Chick Bunny from the US Olympic Strip Team episode does a live snake dance and a has a a live scorpion dance on her body. There is a guy climbing a ladder of razor blades with his bare feet! The world's most dangerous contortionist who does the spilts on broken glass! The it's off to Paul Nathan's Streetlight Cabaret. Meet our pal fro The Cantankerous Collies perform classic Las Vegas Showgirl routines! See Paul doing magic tricks. It's Strippers in a big Bulrush show! A Unicycles plays a flaming guitar. See the band, Eric McFadden Experience and hang out Backstage with Ace and Huge for some amazing shenanigans.

Episode #189 - Celebrating the Century!

It's Suzi Mings Birthday at her house! Get the exclusive look into the life (and bedroom) of our most famous Reality Chick! See our pals from the underground scene at leisure! We jump over the the New Century Theater get an interview with XXX superstar Lovette. She has quite an elaborate show with pyrotechnics and lights (Warning! There's some over 18 stuff here!) After, we head to the Cocodrie Club for the inaugural show of the Redneck Whitetrash Blueball! Headline by local band The Sister Kissers (formerly the BadAsters, who appeared in previous episode) This episode also includes a feature on the band Hotbox -winner of 'best punk band 'by the San Francisco Bay Guardian Newspaper.. Watch the bands get down and dirty with the girls of the New Century Dragon Dave interviews the New Century girls Backstage! See the first appearance of Reality Chicks Morgan Hills, Tatiana and Calahan!

Episode #190 - Goth Rock!

It's the band Sparrow's Point -San Francisco's answer to Marilyn Manson! They are a real theatrical spectacular! Then, see the exclusive Music Video feature: The Misfits with their video Scream - The video MTV could not play! (directed by George Romero of Night of the Living Dead Fame! Then, it's off to the Warfield Theater to meet Coal Chamber-who actually caught Realty Check on TV the night before the gig! Then we interview Type O Negative - NY's Primer Goth Metal Band!!

Episode #191 - Keep Rock Alive!

We begin at the Covered Wagon Saloon for the' Farewell to Hot Rockin Nights at the COCO Club". (A victim of the Dot Com Boom!) We show live clip of Local Bands Broken Low, Moss, and the Blackouts. Danny gets the update with our pals from the band Bite - along with live footage of their wild show! Then we go to the Cats Club for Club Sixxteen - the dance club that plays straights up rock and roll. See the wild Thenit's off though the Maritime Hall for a gig with American Heartbreak. Then it the Sebastian Bach and Friends live! We interview Anton Fig from the David Letterman Show (And KISS alumni) and our pal Richie Scarlett the Emperor of Rock and Roll. See Shenanigans on the tour Bus!

 

Episode #192 - Yet Another Haight Street Experience!

It's hippy and dippy as the boys take you to get drunk at the Haight Street fair. We run into Keith Knight of the K Chronicles comic and the Marginal Prophets. See the exclusive Interview with Sam Andres of Big Brother and the Holding Company!! We run into Rob from Machine Head. See Merl Saunders Live (as usual). Then we check out Midnight Mass at the Bridge Movie Theater! Midnight Mass is an event of trashy bad B Movies hosted by Drag Queen Peaches Christ. The movie Showgirls was playing that night and Peaches and fellow drag queen Squeaky Blonde reenacted the pool scene from Showgirls live on-stage. See cameo apperances by Pansy Division and Blue Period.Don't miss the Free Lap dances for people who bought large popcorns! Then we head over to the Red Devil Lounge to see a live performance of the Rocky Horror Picture show put on by our pal Michael Xavier. See the show live and witness backstage interview with the cast-it's wild!

Episode #193 - As Punk AS it Gets!

It's a Punk Rock delight when we take you to the Maritime Hall for Suicidal Tendencies Live. We head over to the Covered Wagon for the Historic reunion of Verbal Abuse! A mind blowing experience-with never before seen footage of them from 1988!! We get an update with our pals The Street Walking Cheetahs. Then we met England's legendary punk band Vice Squad! With lead singer Becky Bondage - one of the funniest interview we ever had. Becky and guitar player Paul ham it up and sing us a song!

Episode #199 - Churning Hams

Burning Man 1999 w/Special Guest Todd Rundgen, Producer/Musician Extraordinaire! Todd has produced great records by artists like Meatloaf, Grand Funk, and New York Dolls, as well as the recent Disc by Bad Religion! It's Geeks meet Freaks when the RC Crew invades the playa ! Your hosts take you from Reality Check HQ in San Francisco all the way to Black Rock City with no tickets, no direstion and no clue! See Ace and Huge witness the battle at the Thunderdome, the moving bars, the wacky art and the mayhem at the worlds biggest party! And who do they run into? None other than Todd Rundgren, who becomes the special color commentator! You've never seen coverage of BM like this!

Our 200th Episode

Shot LIVE on location at the Channel 29 Studios in San Francisco! The Reality Check boys celebrate their triumphant 200th episode with the Reality Chicks draped over them! Special Live musical guest The Bobby Teens perform two songs! Originally broadcast live in front of a studio audience!

Plus! Four different 'Favorite Clips' segments! each of the Reality Check madmen put together their own 'best of' reel. Huge looked back on the early days with Moca D Lite and the Haight Street experience! Dragon Dave put together a hilarious reel of the funniest moments backstage! Ace took a trip reviewing his most momentous interviews! Danny showed some early favorite clips! Best of all, you get to see the very first appearances on camera of ALL the Reality Check crew! Camera Man Nasty Nate and Camera Man Scott attend! Special interview with local celebrity Count Dante! A must for any Reality Check collection!

 

Episode #201 - THE END OF THE QUEST FOR KISSl!

The Quest for KISS comes to a merry close as the boys from Reality Check take you the final show of the legendary KISS! Ace and Huge Hook up with the Ted Nugent Band for some backstage interviews and vintage video clips. Naturally Reality Chick Kim is present to keep the boys in line! Plus- See highlights of the live show! Then it's off to a VIP party for the realse of the new KISS video game! All the Reality Check gang was on hand - It was a dream come true for Reality Chicks Morgan Hills and Kim when your RC Hosts took them (and you) to meet Paul Stanley and Gene Simmons LIVE and in FULL MAKEUP! See Morgan show her Lips tattoo to Paul! See Kim grab Gene's codpeice ! See Huge, Ace and Danny pour down gallons of free booze! Meet the 28 year old CEO of GOD games (who created Kiss-The Nightmare Child video game). Migets, Girls in Kiss Makeup and more!

Episode #202 - A Very Warped Episode!

The Van's Warped Tour comes to town and Ace drags Huge down to the San Francsico Waterfront to see the show. With promises of tons of young chicks to stare at, the boys arrive to hang out with Green Day, The Mighty Mighty Bosstones, The Lunachicks, The Donnas, and some of our own lovely Reality Chicks! Exclusive interviews with the bands plus Live samples of the show!

 

Episode #203 - IN THE NEW YORK GROOVE - THE TATTOO THE EARTH TOUR NY!

This time, Huge drags Ace out to New York to see the Tattoo the earth tour stop at Giant's Statum! The Force is with them as they slide you backstage to meet Slayer! It's an Exclusive Interview with the band in the dressing room trailer! Live footage of the show, tons of Backstage shenanagens and a side trip to Greenwich Village to hang out at the Pizza Joint with some NYC Hotties!

Episode #204- THE WAMMIES EPISODE

Don't miss Sparrows Point and Barbie Killed Ken on Reality Check TV ! The whole show is all about the Wammies 2000- and we did make a spectacle out of ourselves!! I think we need to watch it just to remember it! A wild time was had by all! We took some of our REALITY CHICKS with us to add to the festivities!The gang from Stinky's Peepshow was on hand along with stippers, showgirls and amazing feats of feminine poltritude! Oh yeah..lots of local bands, too! .. the RC crew gets dragged out for more drinking and carousing with the gang from Blue Period and Sparrows Point! Seeing is Believing!

 

REALITY CHECK 2001

Episode 242 - Thrash of the Titans Pre-Party Special

Live at the Pound: Sift live, Multiply featuring one time Mordred guitarist Sven Soderlund & ex-My victim vocalist Torre (My Victim appeared in episode 43),the debut performance of F-bomb featuring former Exodus/Legacy vocalist Steve "Zetro" Souza & Vio-lence drummer Perry Strickland. The CD release party for Technocracy an industrial metal band with former Violence guitarist Phil Demmel. Also interviews with people behind the scenes of TOTT & fan & celebrity get well wishes to Chuck Billy & Chuck Schuldiner.

 

Episode 243 - "Thrash of the Titans part 1"

See the first 6 hours of a 12 hour show in 30 minutes. The benefit show for Testament vocalist Chuck Billy & Chuck Schuldiner of the band Death. Reunited bay area Thrash greats: Heathen(guitarist Lee Altus previously in Germany's Die Krups) & Ira Black of Vicious Rumors. Hilarious shenanigans with bassist "Yaz"! Flotsam & Jetsam Arizona's thrash kings. This was vocalists Eric A.K.'s final show with Flotsam Sadus-the bay area's original Extreme death-metal band Forbidden Evil-Remembered by most as just "Forbidden" original members are joined by guest Steve Smyth of Testament & original Drummer Paul Bostaph from Slayer. Death Angel-highly anticipated Death Angel perform together for the first time in years even though 3 of the members currently play in Swarm Plus a few girls flashing for the camera & MC Billy Milano.

Episode 244 - "Thrash of the Titans part 2"

The other 6 hours of a 12 hour show crammed into 30 minutes Exodus-Paul Baloff & company giving a "Lesson in Violence" S.O.D.-Vocalist Billy Milano(also MC for TOTT) with his classic wit & bassist Dan Lilker Anthrax-Bassist Frank Bello & Billy Milano raise hell in the dressing room Vio-lence-the most anticipated bay area band to reunite for TOTT. See the band crushing all remaining. Legacy-Trivia note: Testament were originally called Legacy with future Exodus vocalist Steve "Zetro" Souza. See a revolving door of past Testament/Legacy members like guitarist Alex Skolnick,bassist Greg Christiansen,John Tempesta(of Rob Zombie) ,Paul Bostaph(Slayer/Forbidden) & more. Guest of honor Chuck Billy closes the show. Guset cameos by Tom Araya (Slayer) & Adam Duce (Machine Head) Reality Check's TOTT is a crowning achievement & masterpiece in our archives definitely worth it!

Episode 255 - Warriors and Gods with Armored Saint and THOR the rock warrior!

It's a night of legends! First we take you to the SF POUND, San Francisco's Hottest new nightclub, to see the band Broken Low! Check them playing LIVE and get the exclusive backstage interview! Then, It's a rare appearance by ARMORED SAINT! See them Live and catch some vintage video clips while we chat with Joey Vera. Hold on! The feature of this episode is none other than THOR, The Rock Warrior! Our very own Stuttering Danny got THOR booked into the CW Saloon here in San Francisco! All the heads showed up! See THOR Live! See him Bend steel bars and blow up hot water bottles! See the amazing backstage interview! Witness vintage video clips! Wow!

 

Episode 226 - The Decade of Decadence - The 10 year Anniversary Party!

It's a wild celebration of Reality Check's 10 year anniversary! The Bad Boys of Cable Access throw a party that the heads are still talking about! Appropriately enough, we threw the party at Stinky's Peep Show down at the Covered Wagon Balloon! See our favorite Reality Check bands Live on Stage! Betty Blowtorch set the place on fire! Barbee Killed Ken gave Danny lots of love on stage! American Heartbreak had the place jumping, especially when the go go strippers showed up on stage!

The Reality Chicks of the New Century Theater kept the proceedings at a feverish pitch! All your favorite Reality Check alumni showed up: Cameraman Kev, Cameraman Scott, Cameraman Brett and your favorite photographer, Major Zone! Local celebrities included the kids from SIMON Stinger, Sparrow's Point, Blue Period, Geoff Thorp of Vicious Rumors, Billy Steel from 107.7 The Bone radio, The Bobbyteens and more!

Meet the artist behind our 10 year anniversary poster: Ron Donovan of Firehouse studios! Hey, this is Stinky's Peep Show and a trip to Stinky's would not be complete with out a backroom show by our #1 Reality Chick-Miss Suzi Ming! See her special'Miss Saigon' peepshow hosted by California Music Award nominee Count Dante! The final act on stage is the pioneering punk rock band, The Real Kids! Watch the crowd go wild!

Episode 228 - Fighting For Freedom

Proving that Reality Check serves the community in many ways, we dedicate this episode to helping out several worthy causes! First, come with us to support our pal Scary Gary of KOOX radio at the 'Rockers United for Xiana' at Blakes nightclub in Berkeley, CA. This was a benefit show for the Xiana Fair child foundation. (Xiana was kidnapped and killed). The show raised money that may help convict her killer! With special musical guests The Sick and Mastima.

Then it's off to the POUND SF nightclub to help out the Free the West Memphis 3 concert. The show raised money for the legal defense of three teenagers wrongly accused of murder. (The only evidence was that they listened to Heavy Metal music and wore black). See Hotbox live and meet Mel the lead singer! WE talked with Eddie from the Supersuckers and watch then play an unplugged set. Then hear words of wisdom from our friend Jello Biafra!

Dragon Dave interviews David Gibson of the California Recording Institute and gets you an exclusive behind the scenes tour of his school!

Our last stop was the Stripper's Ball! Tons of your favorite showgirls were on hand to lend their support for a fellow dancer! Daisy Anarchy is in jail for trying to protect her daughter from an abusive father! See you favorite gals on-stage raising money while lowering their skirts: Candi Kane, Heidi, Porscha, Isis Rodriguez, Becki Wilson and many others! Red Aunt, our fellow able access star was on hand! The Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence gave their blessings! See Ivy Monroe, the event organizer , explain the whole story! Even Tom Amiano, San Francisco supervisor, showed up with support!

 

REALITY CHECK 2002

Episode 257 "Rock n' Rasslin 2K2"

One of the most unique & original characters in pro wrestling, the Gothic scream queen known as Daffney Unger(Shannon Ward) clueing us in what she's doing currently,& talks about her career with WCW & being the only female to hold the cruiserweight title. SickSpeed-hot up & coming hard rock act with former Stuck Mujo guitarist Rich Ward WWF superstars Al Snow wrestling great & instructor for MTV's "Tough Enough" series on hand with students from the second season of the MTV reality show. Ivory 3 time WWF women's champion

Fozzy-the greatest metal band you've never heard of. See a hilarious "Spinal Tap" style interview with WWF World champion "Y2J" Chris Jericho in the guise of "Moongoose Mcqueen" a "Huge Rockstar" Yes Chris Jericho fronts his own Heavy Metal band covering classics by Iron Maiden,Accept,& the Scorpions. It's another "Reality Check exclusive"

Episode 258: "A tribute to Paul Baloff"

This episode was put together just days after his untimely death. Paul Baloff of Exodus was an icon in the bay area metal scene & an unforgettable character. See some history with vintage Exodus footage from 1985,to some of Paul's post Exodus career with his band Piranha,rare footage of his brief stint with Heathen,& his various returns with Exodus from 1993,1997,& 2001 at the Thrash of the Titans.

Plus all of Pauls' previous appearances on "Reality Check" are on here & longer versions than what appeared in the previous episodes.

A must if you're an Exodus fan! 

 

 

 

 
 
 
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