March 12, 2008

How to waste time on the internet

One link leads to another, and before you know it an hour has gone by.

There was an article in the Seattle Times this morning about the band The Presidents of the United States of America. They have an album coming out soon. Their hit songs have catchy, bouncy music with mostly nonsense lyrics (Lump, Peaches, etc). The Times had a contest to name a song, and the band would create a song based on the title. The winner was "Sweet and Sour (I love the girl, but I wish she'd take a shower)". Here is their creation:



In the article it mentioned that Weird Al Yankovic directed the video for their first (real) single from their new album, "Mixed Up S.O.B." Of course then I had to visit YouTube to find it. Here it is (warning, obvious language):



Weird Al videos were also nearby, and I'm a fan. Here is one of his best parodies, and one of his best originals:





And now you have wasted a chunk of time as well.

1 comment:

HB said...

It sure was fun though!