Thursday, January 13, 2011

Walk the Dinosaur

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Because of today's Cake Wrecks post, I watched this video (which, being cable "deprived" most of my life, I'd never seen before). Here, I'll wait while you enjoy the cheesiosity:

Walk the Dinosaur video (I am way too lazy to figure out how to embed this) link

So, yeah.

There's a lot of things I could say about that video (the hair! the costumes! the JACKET ON THE DRUMMER!!!), but my main thought was,

MAN, I miss the days when scantily-clad hot dancers actually smiled and looked like they were enjoying themselves.

If this video had been made today, those dancers would have been poutily vamping to the camera and taking themselves wayyyy too seriously. I know, I know...not the dancers' faults. The director. Hey directors, they're dressed as CAVEWOMEN.

Get over yourselves.

JiffNotes
I'm sorry you're now singing BOOM BOOM ACKA LACKA LACKA BOOM....

5 comments:

Erin said...

I can honestly say that I don't think I had ever seen that video! I'm very familiar with the song (and was before Ice Age 3, thankyouverymuch), but we didn't have cable in the town where I lived at the time.

Angela said...

Yeah, thanks for getting that song stuck in my head ...

Funny though!

Ziggyeor said...

Giggle! I love Cake Wrecks too but I know better than to click on the music links!

Rachel said...

I caved and watched at least part of it. Its stuck at the moment but Im watching Behind The Music Remastered - Duran Duran. Something else will take the boom boom's place

Karin said...

I can remember when this was on MTV the first time - scary what time does to some things.

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