Wednesday, February 3, 2016

History Lessons

"Mom? You know that awesome song "The Final Countdown" by the band Europe?"

"No. Is it new?"

"No, I think it's really old. Dad showed it to me on Youtube. Watch."

"This is definitely not my thing, Bob. I wasn't much into hair bands in the 80s. If you are, there are a lot of light-metal hair songs better than this."

"Like what?"

"How about this?"

"Who's that?"

"Billy Idol."

"Is he dead now?"


"Are you sure? He seems like someone who would maybe have a drug problem."

"And yet, he lives."

"He looks like he's wearing a ripped up vest version of the Michael Jackson "Thriller" jacket. Look at his lip! Look at him punching the air! This is way better than the countdown song. It blows the countdown song out of the... out of the..."


"No. The ocean. The whole ocean."


  1. So sad that I now need a major support bra to rock out to this one...*sigh*.