Is This The First Ever 'Sponsor Me' Tape?

Way Back In 1987

5 Mar 2017

Video by Glenn Mehltretter

We came across this a few years ago while researching for DIG 94 (the Video Issue) and we thought it was pretty interesting. Back in 1987 most people would of had to rent a video camera and the idea of filming yourself and sending it to companies wasn't nearly as prevalent as it became later on. If you know of any earlier sponsor me videos let us know in the comments below. While you're at it, here's a list at some of the reasons you may not have picked up that big deal you were looking for.