This week’s VOW comes from my cousin, Phil Schneider, who is visiting me from New York. Everyone go subscribe to his YouTube channel and bug him to post more videos.
Have you ever been in love with a couple; where you totally had a crush on the girl, but you wanted just as bad to be the guy? I think that’s how I feel about Jack Conte and Nataly Dawn of Pomplamoose. I tend to make sweeping generalizations regarding how certain experiences rank in my life, but this time, I can confidently say I have never enjoyed watching someone make music as much as I do watching these guys. I honestly don’t think I have the vocabulary to express how it moves me, so I’ll just post their latest VideoSong, and let you decide how it makes you feel.
This week’s video features a very energetic Asian man dancing. The original title of this video, as it is posted on YouTube, is “Sexy Fail – Fat Dancing Guy: WARNING: Very Disturbing”. But I don’t like that title. I’m pretty sure he’s not trying to be sexy, so FAIL on the usage of “fail”.
The other thing that bothers me is the perception that this guy is fat. He clearly doesn’t have 8% body fat, but he’s far from being blubber. In fact, he looks pretty solid and healthy to me. The kind of guy I’d like to rub sesame oil all over and… oh.. nevermind.
The point is, here’s a guy who is enjoying himself and just being silly and for some reason he gets undeservedly branded as fat and unattractive. Mr. Dancing Asian Man, I support you, and I appreciate you for who you are.
So without further ado, I give you Happy Dancing Energetic Asian Man:
If you can’t get enough of Rachael Ray’s goofy faces, pointless anecdotes, and irritating olive oil abbreviations, then you’re gonna love this special condensed episode of 30 Minute Meals. “Rachael” shows you how to put a unique spin on a tasty classic to make a savory snack that’s sure to be a hit with the kids!
By the way, if you’re looking for a unique gift for someone who likes new music, you can download all of Jack Conte’s music at www.JackConteMusic.com. You can also pick up all of Pomplamoose’s songs on itunes or at at www.myspace.com/pomplamoosemusic. There’s lots of free covers to download as well. Enjoy!
This week’s video is from Josh Green doing a cover of “Use Somebody” by Kings of Leon. I found him on YouTube last year, and his cover of Matchbox 20’s “Back 2 Good” really inspired me to continue learning how to play the guitar.
Right now he only has a few videos posted at www.youtube.com/ousooners21, but if everyone subscribes to his channel, maybe he’ll start posting more.
Yo, Kanye… I’mma let you finish. I’mma let you finish, but Julia Nunes made one of the best videos of all time!
Here’s a short clip of Julia doing a Kanye West cover. She admits she can’t rap, but she sure can rock out on the ukulele. Check out the rest of her music and quirky videos at www.youtube.com/jaaaaaaa.
Hahahacomedy.com’s very first Video of the Week is Beat the Horse by Pomplamoose. They’re a band I stumbled upon on YouTube. Personally, I think they’re super talented and original, and very fun to watch. Pomplamoose is made up of lead singer, Nataly Dawn and musician Jack Conte. Be sure to check out the rest of their music at http://www.youtube.com/pomplamoosemusic. Enjoy!