The American rapper T-Pain was retweeted 2,400 times when he wrote ”Words cannot even describe how amazing this video is.” Pop stars expressed admiration. Billboard is extolling his commercial viability; Justin Bieber’s manager is allegedly interested. The Wall Street Journal posted ”5 Must-See” response videos. On Monday, a worker at L.A.’s Dodger stadium noticed Park in the stands and played “Gangnam Style” over the stadium P.A. system as excited baseball fans spontaneously reproduced Park’s distinct dance in the video. “I have to admit I’ve watched it about 15 times,” said a CNN anchor. “Of course, no one here in the U.S. has any idea what Psy is rapping about.”
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Does Wes Anderson Hate Dogs?
The lone fatality in Anderson’s new movie, “Moonrise Kingdom” is Snoopy, a handsome wire hair fox terrier who, during a spat of “Lord of the Flies”-style violence among some children, takes an errant arrow in the neck. When the movies’ two runaway lovers discover the fallen dog, they remember him with an unsentimental eulogy.
Anderson fans won’t have been surprised by Snoopy’s untimely end, though. Throughout his career, the filmmaker has demonstrated an odd animus toward man’s best friend. Click-through for a quick tour: http://nyr.kr/MBqKib
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