All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Harlem Shake’

Backstreet Boys Finally Get Around to Making a Harlem Shake Video and Your Tween Heart Will Melt

You thought the Harlem Shake was a dead meme, didn’t you? Well, nothing is really complete until the Backstreet Boys have a crack at it, right? No? That’s not a thing? Either way, I’ll be willing to bet that there’s still a fairly large contingent of you out there whose heart still flutters with the mere mention of BSB. You …

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Australian Miners Fired for Harlem Shake Video [REPORT]

According to one Australian mining outfit, doing the Harlem Shake on the job is a fireable offense. ABC News is reporting that at least 15 miners at the Agnew Gold mine in Western Australia were canned after posting their own version of the Harlem Shake to YouTube. The 15 fired miners include participants in the video as well as those …

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Miami Heat Do the Harlem Shake, and It’s an Extended Cut

Yeah, I know. I KNOW, OK? But it’s the Heat and it’s a pretty good one… Ah hell, you can send me hate email. Fine. [MiamiHeat]

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Type ‘Do the Harlem Shake’ into YouTube. Just Do It.

Easter egg time! Go to YouTube and search “Do the Harlem Shake” and wait for the drop. As popular as the Harlem Shake has been on YouTube in the last few weeks, I can’t say that I’m shocked that the team would give it a shoutout. Google, of course, is known for its many wacky and wonderful easter eggs Ok, …

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Angry Birds Harlem Shake Video Proves This Meme Needs to Die

Following on the heels of Groupon, Google, Facebook, and even Nintendo, Angry Birds developer Rovio has released its own “Harlem Shake” video. Not only has Rovio released a Harlem Shake video, but it appears to take place outside during the Finnish winter, where the temperature was almost certainly well below freezing when the video was shot. If there could be …

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Harlem Confirms You’re Not Really Doing the Harlem Shake

“They look like they just smoked some dust” “They’re dry-humping air.” “This is an absolute mockery of what it was.” These are actual quotes from actual residents of Harlem, said after watching Harlem Shake videos on the internet. You can keep doing your 30-second videos and throwing them up on YouTube, sure, but remember: you’re not really doing the Harlem …

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Colbert Report & The Daily Show Do the Harlem Shake

I know, I know. We’re all sick of the Harlem Shake. Like any semi-enjoyable thing, the Internet has run it into the ground. There’s no need to mourn it. What was created by the internet must eventually be destroyed by the internet. I think that’s some sort of cosmic law. But before we say goodbye, for good, I must inform …

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Harlem Shake Spreads to Facebook & Google HQ

I’m not sure if two of the biggest internet companies in the world actively participating in the latest meme craze is a fun thing or a death-of-the-meme- type thing. Either way, it’s happening. Both Facebook and Google’s employees have decided to get in on the Harlem Shake craze Here’s what’s going on at Menlo Park: And now for the folks …

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YouTube Hits 12,000 Harlem Shake Videos

According to YouTube, “Harlem Shake” is the biggest video trend of the month. As of Tuesday, YouTube had seen 12,000 Harlem Shake videos with 44 million views. As YouTube’s Kevin Allocca points out, the meme first started gaining traction last week, thanks to a video from Filthy Frank, but it was SunnyCoastSkate, who established the form most are familiar with. …

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