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African thunderstorm via humans

This fun YouTube video features a 1980s pop classic. The rock band Toto scored their biggest hit with Africa in 1982. The song is instantly recognizable. But it has been reinvented.

Perpetuum Jazzile is an a cappella jazz choir from Slovenia. It’s hard to think of something further from an ‘80s rock band. But their version of Africa may best the original. The group has amazing voices.

But the beginning of this video is really striking. Group members simulate an African thunderstorm with their hands. It’s really something to see and hear.

Ukulele Orchestra: the Good the Bad & the Ugly

Cupcake dogs war flashbacks

Cupcakes?… You don’t understand… YOU WEREN’T THERE….

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Santa T w/ miss Nancy

And now: Mr. T dressed as Santa Claus, with Nancy Reagan in his lap

Nancy Reagan on Mr T's lap

Hatin on the boys just cuz they’re beasts

They’re also Jewish, so does that make the title Anti-Semitic for calling Jews beasties? hmmmm…

Ghostbusters 1954 version

What if… Ghostbusters, the movie, was shot in 1954 instead of 1984? Who should be part of the cast? Would they have the same equipment? Who would they battle? Considering Dan Aykroyd’s concept owes a lot to Bob Hope, Abbott and Costello, and Lewis and Martin comedies of the 40s and 50s, it is not that big of a stretch to speculate.

Here’s the recipe for the trailer:
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