Copyright explained through Disney clips. (A bit tedious, but clever.)
Holy crap! Don’t show the kids.
the time is nigh!
THE DREAM OF THE 90’s IS ALIVE IN PORTLAND!
Not entirely music-related but lifestyle, music and identity deffo weave into each other with varying degrees of tight over time….
“A few weeks ago we posted the music video/trailer for “Portlandia”, a new IFC series starring SNL’s Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein. The show is a comedic look at life in Hipsterland, aka Portland, Oregon, and it’s freakin’ hilarious. This afternoon they released the first episode online, for free, a full week before it premieres on TV (how very Portland!). Stream it above and have a laugh. The parallels to Vancouver are for the giddy…”
a) Strong start, funny stuff.
b) Parallels indeed. Holy crap, Portland = the same spoiled-brat-consumer-individualism-meets-Peter-Pan complex that is East Vancouver. Makes me half cringe because I can relate on way too many levels, from the behaviour I hate to moments where I was/still am THAT GUY, if only on the inside. Quick, go re-read The Rebel Sell!
c) Oh no, 90s Alt Nostalgia. It’s official. I’m old.
Miss Piggy Fucks The Pain Away