“Millions of spoons fell from millions of hands into millions of cereal bowls, upon hearing the news…”
This is what I was sarcastically thinking at the start of the video (link above)-considering our preferences for burping cat ass and roof dives.
It was fun, however, imagining absurd reasons why many of us won’t make it to the video’s end. I even indulged in sidetracking into left field topics, myself.
..at the 00:17 marker, I wondered how many drifted off to keyword search “magnetar” online, wondering if the producer mistook a Pokémon for whatever “science thingy” they’re talking about.
..at 00:28, there may have been a few who excitedly sent this section in a mass mail-subject heading=“giant winged metal prick found in space!”
..by 00:56, after the repeated use of the word “neutron”, memories of the “Neutron Dance” will probably prompt some folk to hunt down the classic Pointer Sisters video.
The ironic blessing of our short attention span will allow them to do so with nostalgic ‘yearning’. Forgotten, is that many of us would have preferred getting stabbed in the ears with an ice pick -it was played so much on the radio..day in…and day out..everywhere.
..at 1:00, while there may be those who detest visiting the Neutron Dance , they won’t be able to shake the urge to watch the antics of Eddie Murphy in the movie from whence the song garnered its popularity. That movie being
Personally, I’d prefer the considerably less cornball stand up Murphy classic
..1:30….A few may cringe over the occasional garbled words of the narrative, thus bemoaning lack of sub-titles. Another group, the keywords “muffled”, “mouth” and “foreign babe” may trickle into their darker psyche- encouraging immediate detours into even darker websites by 1:32.