15 Feb Meme of the Month: The Harlem Shake
Shivering? Feeling an urge to don insane outfits and flail around with impunity? Sounds like you have a bad case of the HARLEM SHAKES.
The Harlem Shake videos infesting YouTube right now have little to do with the Harlem Shake, an 80s dance that’s…well, actually a dance. The viral videos are all roughly 30 seconds long and set to Baauer’s “Harlem Shake,” each starting with a perfectly normal scene (an office, a military parade ground, etc.) with a single person dancing. Then, at the words ‘Harlem Shake,’ **** gets real and everyone goes crazy – no really, watch the video.
How long until the enterprise adopts this as a kooky team-building video or an attempt to go viral, like they did with PSY’s “Gangnam Style?” …I’ll give it a week.
So what do you think about the Harlem Shake? Hilarious trend or another sign of the End of Days?