A plaque remaining from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem.

Above, a 1934 plaque from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem. Discarded as trash in 2006.

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Entry from January 19, 2014
Tell-lie-vision

"Tell-lie-vision” (for “television") is a term used by those who believe that the medium—especially the television network news—spreads lies. “I was asked if the story was true, and I said, ‘It’s like TV, tell- lie-vision/” was cited in print in 1980.


Google Books
The Autobiography of a Yaqui Poet
By Refugio Savala
Tucson, AZ: University of Arizona Press
1980
Pg. 118:
I was asked if the story was true, and I said, “It’s like TV, tell- lie-vision.”

Google Groups: rec,music.hip-hop
And It Don’t Quit…
Derwyn
7/19/95
“Outstanding”
by Derwyn the Native Speaker
(...)
Their public lives trife
glued to the idiot Box
request a Luke video and you can get your rocks
Off goes the tell lie vision now it’s time to build
laying down a foundation so I’m critically skilled
I read a book a day so wisdom accrues like interest
Like my mellows Ed + Kane don’t compare me ‘cause I’m different

Google Books
Revolutionary Multiculturalism:
Pedagogies of Dissent for the New Millennium

By Peter McLaren
Boulder, CO: Westview Press
1997
Pg. 154:
... bandanas and ten-dollar gold tooth caps “droppin science” and warning their homeboys against “tell-lie-vision,” the “lie-bury,” and public school “head- decay-tion”; its dance culture of the Handglide, Flow, Headspin, King Tut, Windmill, Tick, Float, Wave, and freestyle; ...

Twitter
snackfeedbuzz
‏@snackfeedbuzz
checkout http://snfd.tv/1ltA Obama Brain & Hillary Pinky Have a plan-Fakery TV - All Lies All The Time - on the Tell Lie Vision - Obama B…
3:40 AM - 17 Mar 2009

YouTube
TELL LIE VISION - The Corporatization Of Your Media - Dan Rather Speaks Out
Hear No Evel
Published on Sep 10, 2013
Aug 24 2012: Dan Rather speaks out in a candid, one-on-one interview with The Guardian’s Gary Younge in which he reveals the disturbing truth about the corporatization of mainstream news media, the corruption, how deep it runs, how it is signaling the demise of true investigative journalism, and WHY YOU SHOULD CARE.

Twitter
katroPOLITAN
‏@katropolitan_
TV -> TELEVISION -> TELL LIE VISION
Its mean, what You see on ur tv isn’t all the fact. Most of them are showing falseness.
5:16 AM - 18 Jan 2014

Twitter
AMIR
‏@AMIRCEO
BEWARE TELL-LIE-VISION AND POLITRICKS http://www.badmanrecords.co.uk
3:17 AM - 19 Jan 2014

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CityRadio/Television • Sunday, January 19, 2014 • Permalink