The North Texas Daily (Denton, Tex.), Vol. 55, No. 16, Ed. 1 Tuesday, September 28, 1971 Page: 3 of 4
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Tuesday, September 28,1971
THE NORTH TEXAS DAILY—PAGE 3
'Groove Tube' Satirizes TV,
Will Run Three Days in UB
Two nude bodies slowly move toward an
unmade bed. An anonymous blonde and a
skinny guy are caught on film.
Then two sportscasters sound out with
play-by-play action on the love-making.
"Now he's bringing his left hand into play.
There's a downward sweep. . .a stroke
.. .How about that technique!"
The constant American institution, the
television, is under attack. The crusader
is the satirical film "Groove Tube."
Presented by the Student Activities
Union (SAU), this television take-off will
run today, Wednesday and Thursday in the
big lounge on the third floor of the Union
Building. Showings will be at noon, 2, 4
and 8 p.m., except there will be no 8 p.m.
show on Thursday. Price is 50 cents at the
"Groove Tube," created by Kenneth
Shapio and Lane Sarasohn, is a collection
of 28 taped sketches featuring mock com-
mercials and social comments.
In a skit mimicking the Kiddie Shows,
Ko-Ko the Clown serves pornography to
kids. Sending the "big people" out of the
room, he reads about Fanny Hill and the
Marquis de Sade to his young audience.
"The Wide World of Sports" is por-
trayed in the finals of the "Sex Olympics"
as a commentator describes the action in
"Groove Tube" also satirizes commer-
cials, news broadcasts and TV kitchen
The Marketing and Finance Clubs will
hold their annual joint picnic for mem-
bers only today at the Lake Dallas Corin-
thian Yacht Club, beginning at 2 p.m. and
lasting until after dark.
NORMAN CASWELL, Sunset senior
and president of the Marketing Club, indi-
cated that the clubs are expecting up to 300
members and dates at the picnic. A hot
dog and chili supper will be provided free
of charge. There will be water skiing, sail
boating and "assorted beverages," accord-
ing to Caswell.
The club is 11 miles east of Denton off
U.S. 380, and is reached by turning right
at the Enco station approximately one mile
west of Lincoln Park.
DR. BEN A. C HAPPELL of the speech
and drama faculty will speak today at the
TWU Graduate School of Nursing in Dal-
The role of communication research
techniques and how it applies to the medical
profession in general and to the nursing
profession in particular will be covered in
The Student Art Education Association
will meet Wednesday at 6 p.m. in Room
310 of the Art Building to elect officers
and to discuss plans for the year's activi-
ties, DR. JIM JOHNSON, of the art fac-
ulty and sponsor of the club, said.
Alpha Kappa Delta, professional fra-
ternity for sociologists, is now accepting
applications for membership. Membership
is open to both undergraduates and grad-
Qualifications include a 3.0 grade aver-
age in at least 12 hours of sociology courses
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(at least six hours credit must have been
earned at North Texas); a 3.0 grade aver-
age in all course work in all subjects (at
least 12 hours credit must have been earned
at North Texas).
Graduate students who have completed
at least 12 hours credit of graduate soci-
ology work may qualify on the basis of
graduate work exclusive of undergraduate
records. Students need not be majors in
Interested students need to bring a com-
plete current transcript to the Sociology
Office, Room 366 in the Social Science
Building. Students will be notified by mail
in early November if they are accepted.
Further information may be obtained from
DR. DAVID H. MALONE of the soci-
ology faculty, national representative of
Alpha Kappa Delta, or LEWIS G. POL,
Denton graduate student, acting chapter
The Mary Arden Club, an honor society
for young women in any field, is currently
conducting a membership drive scheduled
to end Oct. 8.
A sophomore standing and a grade point
average of at least 3.0 are required for
Persons interested in joining should con-
tact MRS. OLNA BOAZ of the English
Delta Psi Kappa, women's national
physical education fraternity, is sponsoring
a sock sale to raise money for their organi-
The socks are $1.25 and are approved by
the physical education department for
classroom wear. The sale is now in progress
and socks may be bought in the lobby of
the Women's Gym.
Phi Delta Kappa, an educational society
for men, is planning a Teacher Effectiveness
Seminar to determine what problems fac-
ulty members are having in getting across
to their students, DR. HOYT F. WAT-
SON of the education faculty and president
of Phi Delta Kappa, said Wednesday.
Although the program is still just an
idea. Dr. Watson hopes to start organizing
it in the next 30 days.
Once the faculty problems are deter-
mined, the group will hold monthly semi-
nars for all faculty members with experts in
each area to help faculty members with a
specific problem, he said.
DR. MARIAN DeSHAZO of the
foreign language faculty is currently en-
gaged in a membership drive for the South
Central Modern Language Association
The stated objective of SCMLA is "the
advancement of scholarship, teaching and
research in the modern languages and lit-
Annual membership dues are $3, which
entitles members to receive the SCMLA
Bulletin four times a year. Dr. DeShazo
urges members to send membership checks,
made payable to SCMLA, to her as soon
The club is open to any teacher or grad-
uate student doing studies in English,
French, Spanish, German or Portuguese.
Taurus Productions Presents
First Dallas Appearance
and the 4 SEASONS
Oct. 8 and 9 - 8:30 p.m.
Tickets: $5.50 and $4.50
On Sale at: Varsity Shop. Hillcrest at SMU
Marv's Record Shop. Cortex Plaza 2930 N Beltline
Mail Orders; Check or Money Order
Taurus Productions Inc
2618 Rock Island Rd
Irving. Texas 75060
Phone 259 7121
Enclose Self Addressed Envelope and 25c For Handling
Mon., Sept. 27 thu Fri., Oct.1
Visit the Educational Display
by Encyclopedia Britannica
In the Foyer Outside the
Britannica Drawing to be
held Fri. P.M., Oct. 1.
Rocky Pond Blues
Members of Alpha Phi Omega, service organization,
cleaned up the pond as a service project Friday. Helping
were, from left, Ric Burnett, Whiteoak senior; Mike
Terry, Denton junior; Blain Keith, Fort Worth graduate
student; Weldon Pippin. Garland senior; and Jack
Bowen, Bryan senior. Other projects of the fraternity
include running .the Lost and Found Booth and handling
errands for infirmary patients. John Matt Howard, resi-
dent engineer, supplied the tools.
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Service On Location
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Whitehead, Mike. The North Texas Daily (Denton, Tex.), Vol. 55, No. 16, Ed. 1 Tuesday, September 28, 1971, newspaper, September 28, 1971; Denton, TX. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth326595/m1/3/: accessed December 11, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections.