Friday, January 22, 2010

Spastic dances and the videos that inspire them

I've been around the internet for some time; I started using when AOL was on version 1.5 or so. In my time I've seen some wonderfully odd and rather terrible things. I'll spare you the terrible and share with you the odd. Without further ado I give you exhibit 1 and 2.

Moskau by Dschinghis Khan (this is work fact share it with a coworker)

Yatta (this is sorta work safe, its shirtless Japanese men wearing skin colored cycling shorts with leaves pasted on to them.)

Now, I know what you're thinking, and yes they are funny but not funny enough to watch multiple times in a day, every single day...let alone funny enough to come up with some kind of silly spastic dance. My roommates would have to disagree with you.

The first part of the dance involves bobbing up and down, a fairly general dance move, though the rhythm leaves something to be desired when they do it. The next part of the dance, however, is where takes a turn. My roomies have dubbed it "The Elephant Mask". In order to perform said dance maneuver start by placing either your right or left palm over your face, now finish by putting your other free arm through the hole. Now move your upper torso around like a dead fish, and flail your arm about. Got that? I'm almost positive this is a dance craze somewhere in the clubs of Eastern Europe.

I don't think I can say much else about it, so with that I bid you good day reader.

Wednesday, January 13, 2010

welcome to college life

College is wonderful time in a person's life, the preparations, the anticipation, the lack of adult supervision. I decided 2 years ago it was time for me to go back to school. I'm now at a respected 4 year Cal State university living in the residence halls because I'm not fond of spending the majority of my day in traffic building a slow rage as I move along at a snail's pace. There actually is a lot to be said for on-campus living, there is a lot of fun activities and opportunities for shenanigans. The one catch, at least in my situation is that I'm at least 10-11 years older than most everyone living in my Hall, and every other hall.
As I said earlier, one of the big things about going off to College is the lack of adult supervision. That being said I can't really comment on the other halls, but my hall particularly the 3rd floor is filled with a rather interesting range of characters. I believe Ben Kenobi said it best actually, "Mos Eisley spaceport: You will never find a more wretched hive of scum and villainy. We must be cautious." Ok maybe I'm exaggerating, I don't think anyone here is really a villain but there's definitely a few scum bags here.
Stay tuned for stories of Residence Hall living, and the occasional random factoids from the Hospitality Management world.