Miami Heat Do The Harlem Shake, SportsCenter Explains It For The Stupids

The Heat released their Harlem Shake video yesterday, and as much as we'd like to call this a dead meme, it's racked up 2.3 million views in under a day. It's watchable as far as these go because of who's in it: where else but in your Stygian nightmares can you see Chris Andersen flapping towards you, dead eyes… » 3/01/13 1:25pm 3/01/13 1:25pm

Dear Internet: You Are Not Doing The Harlem Shake

One thing we can always count on to make the internet a slightly more horrible place is viral dance videos. It's a remarkably dependable feature of the web. For the past few weeks that viral dance video has been the "Harlem Shake," in which a single person does a dance move that is not the actual "Harlem Shake" (but… » 2/13/13 5:35pm 2/13/13 5:35pm

The Hidden Message Of That Andover Rap Video

The Andover rap video that made the rounds this week is tacky and annoying, yeah, but to those of us who went to the school, there's more to it than the saccharine entitlement on the surface. When my class graduated from Andover two years ago, we marveled and fretted about the place: The kids are smart, the teachers… » 8/12/11 1:45pm 8/12/11 1:45pm

Did Pat McAfee Kick A 75-Yard Field Goal? (Spoiler Alert: No)

The latest "athlete does something impossible" viral video to make the rounds is Colts punter Pat McAfee nailing consecutive field goals from 65, 70 and 75 yards out. And despite that whole "impossible" thing, there are those who want to believe it's real, citing evidence like "McAfee said it's real" and "there's no… » 7/29/11 10:40am 7/29/11 10:40am