Saturday, April 6, 2013

Saturday morning tunes: It is, indeed, hip to be square

This one's a little obscure, but all the more beautiful for that.

First, there's this almost-certainly-not-safe-for-work-unless-you-work-someplace-I-don't-want-to-imagine scene from "American Psycho:"

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And then, there's this slightly-safer-for-work-but-not-much homage-slash-parody:

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The Onion's sister site The AV Club says:
The spookily committed Lewis nails the [Patrick Bateman] role, capturing not just the character’s preening obnoxiousness but also his body language and facial tics. And Yankovic is amusingly and uncharacteristically debauched as Lewis’ unwitting prey. The video is ostensibly in connection with the 30th-anniversary re-release of Sports, Huey Lewis & The News’ iconic 1983 smash, because what sells albums better than beloved national treasures performing blood-splattered homages to divisive cult satires?
(Hat tip to Ryan. And Huey and Al.)

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