It officially feels like spring in New York, and naturally my mind has filled itself with the standard vernal fare: watching boiling water turn instantly to snow, contemplating the delicious gayness of 300, wishing I could play Nerf basketball more often and rap about why my alma mater sucks. If only I had videos to complement these thoughts...
Oh wait, I do? You mean this wasn't just a not-so-clever writing device meant to tweak your expectations? Awesome! Looky here:
Looks like I won't have the opportunity to do that for at least seven more months. Take that...winter?
Here's the 300 remix. Best use of "It's Raining Men" since The Full Monty!
These guys might not have discernible workplace skills, but nobody can deny that they're talented. And that they have badass post-shot stares. Icy.
And as much as I hate to say it, this video taking a virtual crap on Duke is genius. The "soccer mom at 19" line is particularly cutting.
Anyway, about Duke more generally: I was talking to a friend about the joy riots that were unleashed after Duke's first-round loss in the NCAA Tournament. We noted that hatred towards the school—always high—had reached heretofore unreached levels, that it had hit the point where, in the ever-finicky world of pop culture, there's typically a backlash to the backlash. So, Backlash, wherever you're hiding, it's safe to come out now. Honest. We alums are waiting for ya.