Respectful Insolence

They’re taking the hobbits to Isengard!

As a diehard Lord of the Rings fan since around age 13, I have only one thing to say about this:

They’re taking the hobbits to Isengard!

I bet you can’t get this out of your head now, can you?

This guy couldn’t:

Comments

  1. #1 Melissa G
    February 17, 2007

    I hate you for that. But in a good way.

  2. #2 Gary L. Herstein
    February 17, 2007

    Another triumph of science …

  3. #3 afarensis
    February 17, 2007

    I don’t know what it says about me, but I absolutely loved it!

  4. #4 clheiny
    February 17, 2007

    Oh great. Now I’ll have to spend all afternoon watching BadgerBadgerBadger just to get those out of my head.

  5. #5 PZ Myers
    February 17, 2007

    If there were a Hell, you’d burn in it for eternity.

  6. #6 dileffante
    February 17, 2007

    Oh my. Just when I was going to sleep. I’ll blame any insomnia or nightmare on you.

  7. #7 Dan S.
    February 17, 2007

    Oh. My.

    Although it’s a very interesting thing – loop a sentence long enough and you start hearing it as music . . . (got it from WNYC’s wonderful Radio Lab show, the musical language episode . . .

    I’m not sure you can ever unhear it, though . . . .

    They’re taking the hobbits to Isengard!

  8. #8 Bee
    February 17, 2007

    Yawn. I guess I’m getting old. If that’s what the young folks listen to today, I’m glad I don’t belong to that generation. The only thing that’s really impressive is the guy’s dentist. I guess I stopped listening to techno when they started with that annoying re-re-re-peating of always the same sentence. The day. The earth. Caught fire.

  9. #9 Orac
    February 17, 2007

    If there were a Hell, you’d burn in it for eternity.

    Glad you liked it, too.

  10. #10 Hai~Ren
    February 18, 2007

    Old. But entertaining nonetheless.

    And now, I have to watch dancing badgers for the next 3 hours to get this song out of my head.

    Oh, and may I recommend http://www.leekspin.com? It’s truly hypnotic… =D

  11. #11 Edward Dunphy
    February 18, 2007

    I put this same youtube video into my science webcomic, Lab Bratz, a couple of months ago, here: http://labbratz.comicgenesis.com/d/20061204.html

    We torment each other in the lab with this stuff! Plus, who doesn’t love a good LotR spoof?

    Ed

  12. #12 Bronze Dog
    February 18, 2007

    Since I need more fruit in my diet, I’ll be cleaning this out of my head with Mango! Mango! Mango, mango, mango! Mangooooo!

  13. #13 Dave Carlson
    February 18, 2007

    Was this done by the same guy who made the “Piccard Rap?” The styles seem very similar.

  14. #14 Maille
    February 18, 2007

    I assume you’ve seen this one. (Less brilliant, but still pretty catchy–I do like the layering of all the ‘catch’ sentences by the end.)

    http://www.albinoblacksheep.com/flash/taters.php

  15. #15 epador
    February 18, 2007

    You have it all wrong. Shows how if you keep repeating a lie often enough…

    They’re taking the Hobbits TOO, Eyes and Guard.

  16. #16 oxeador
    February 19, 2007

    *shakes fist* I want those two minutes back!

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