March 9, 2005

And now for something completely different . . .

Thanks to Gerry McKiernan for posting about the Numa Numa Dance video that been popular enough to attract the attention of the New York Times.

Here is a citation for the article.

Internet Fame Is Cruel Mistress for a Dancer of the Numa Numa
By ALAN FEUER and JASON GEORGE
Published: February 26, 2005
Here is the cautionary tale of a guy from New Jersey who made the grave mistake of uploading a clip of himself lip-syncing.

I found the article's text on Lexis Nexis. I'm sure any of you library types out there can access this through many of the databases you have access to.

Here is a link to an article on MSNBC about the video.

Here is a history of the song that is used in the video.

Finally here is a link to the video itself.

http://www.newgrounds.com/portal/view/206373

Posted by cminor at March 9, 2005 7:56 PM