Long before everyone had social media and YouTube, would be talk show hosts took to local public access cable television. Just put a few fake plants, a couple chairs and a telephone in the studio and you were good to go with your own TV show!

Remember Voice of Freedom, Super Power Bill, Lifestyles of the Up and Coming, Metal Masters, Bobbie Emerald, Insanity Defense, Cruisin Scene TV, UFO’s and Metaphysics, or Lobster Talk? I didn’t move to Tampa until years later, so unfortunately I missed out. But these look like all the shows I used to watch back then on public access where I grew up.

From talk shows about UFOs to a guy taking calls wearing a Superman costume, maybe this Tampa Public Access show lineup will bring back some memories!


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