Thursday, July 24, 2008

Spot the Memes in this Weezer music video

This new Weezer video for the band's latest single 'Pork and Beans' features a number of YouTube in-jokes. Check out the video and see how many you can spot.


video

(Here's the YouTube link)

You should recognise
Peanut Butter Jelly Time, Dramatic Hamster, Chocolate Rain, AYBABTU, Star Wars Kid, Numa Numa and many more.

If you're not familiar with Chris Crocker of 'Leave Britney Alone' fame, Mentos and Diet Coke or Afro Ninja - stay tuned, I'll get to them.

But of course - like most great ideas - this one has been done before. The Barenaked Ladies
also made a music video featuring internet memes and celebs. But their video just isn't as good, so it didn't have the same appeal. Check it out:

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