In a little over an hour, 'VIDEO FROM HELL' provides a preview of current and projected Honker releases, including 'BABY SNAKES', 'THE TRUE STORY OF 200 MOTELS' and 'UNCLE MEAT' (all 1987 releases) along with segments of 1988 shows still in preparation ('YOU CAN'T DO THAT ON STAGE ANYMORE'- which will be released after the multi-CD package, 'I NEED YOUR LOVE' - the homespun philosophy of Al Malkin, and 'AN AMERICAN DISSIDENT' - the homespun philosophy of Frank Zappa).
What Would Happen If TV Was Like This All The Time?
Did You Know?
When asked to explain the titles of the film and his similarly-named album "Jazz from Hell" (1986), Frank Zappa explained that the titles were a political reference to the hellish political landscape of 1980s United States, during the term of President Ronald Reagan (term 1981-1989). "Things in America can be from hell. Right now we have a president from hell [Reagan], and a National Security Council from hell, so we should add Jazz from Hell also." See more
Edited into Uncle Meat