I was hoping that this year at Christmas I could do something innovative like my first ever blog post in 3-D or perhaps have Daniel Craig drop in. However instead I’m in the kitchen enjoying a bacon roll and a large cup of tea. I thought that I could perhaps get the day off from insomnia but the awake call came as it does regularly at 4am.
Watching a few videos on Youtube this morning. Do you ever get drawn in by something that you know you should hate but there’s just that something about it? In a previous life as a DJ more years ago that I’d care to remember, there would often be a smash hit record which would be a guaranteed floor filler. A record which would invariably be awful but would have tapped into the consciousness of a nation.
If the tune had a video with a dance routine in it, then apparently so much the better. Examples of such tunes from way back would be things like Rapper’s Delight, Come on Eileen, Uptown Girl, Celebration, Oops Upside Your Head, All Sit Down etc. etc…..
Do you know what’s coming yet?
Having your fingernails removed slowly by pliers whilst someone poured vinegar on them would be a more pleasant and rewarding experience.
Car crash video.
Yip. On this my 54th Christmas, This is my earworm and eyeworm. I secretly watch it when there’s no one around. It’s heading for two billion views and probably 10% of them are by me.
It would seem that I’m in exalted company, although the Obamas don’t seem to care who knows: