Twerking. It’s the “Dougie” of 2013, the Macarena of the zeitgeist. It also appears to be a very popular YouTube extracurricular activity — and not just amongst the Miley Cyruses of the world. This Huffington Post Comedy video sets a bunch of twerkin’ dudes to the sweet sounds of classical music. It really elevates it, don’t you think? [Huffington Post]
My ongoing obsession with Miley Cyrus’s “We Can’t Stop” really doesn’t stop! The single, which celebrates twentysomething debauchery, has now been covered by Miss “Friday” herself, Rebecca Black. I somehow managed to evade hearing that curse of a song all the way through, despite the mania surrounding it, so maybe that’s why I was able to listen to her version of Miley’s song without a chip on my shoulder — because I like it. Like, it’s not bad at all. I’m not saying I want Rebecca Black to become a thing again, just giving credit where credit is due to mediocre YouTube wannabe pop stars. Also, who’s that dude with her? No idea.
I’ve been playing the latest Miley Cyrus song “We Can’t Stop” on repeat for weeks now and my dog Lucca is starting to get really, really annoyed. Luckily, her ears perked up when I put on this dog-inspired remake of the song by Maltey Cyrus called “We Can Bark.” Says Lucca: “This version is much better, Mom.” [The Pet Collective]
Unlike Amelia, I’ve yet to hop aboard the Miley train. It’s not that I actively dislike her, but my takeaway from her whole Disney girl-turned-twerker metamorphosis is that girlfriend is trying way, way too hard. (Call me hyper-critical, and oh, I am, but I’ve never fancied a pothead who goes around constantly broadcasting how much pot they smoke, even if it’s pot they smoke with Snoop Dogg.) But the biggest bone I’ve got to pick with Ms. Cyrus is how she wants so badly for us to know and accept that she is hip-hop now, and in reassuring us over and over again that she is hip-hop, she keeps putting her hip-hop foot right in her hip-hop mouth. Case in point? When asked by Billboard.com to list her top five favorite female musicians, she had this to say about the no-no-notorious Lil Kim: “In my past life, I feel like that was me. I feel like Lil Kim is who I am on the inside.” Say it with me — guuuuuuuuurl.
I love people that are obsessive and detailed, and it’s pretty clear that whoever made this Malty Cyrus parody video for the song “We Can’t Stop” is a beautiful, beautiful weirdo. This video offers dog-centric version of the Miley track. It’s pretty much perfect. [The Pet Collective]
Now it all makes sense! The reason why I am inexplicably drawn to Miley Cyrus is because she’s cribbing her look from my celebrity dream boyfriend Ryan Gosling. I mean, that bleached ‘do is straight out of “The Place Beyond The Pines,” and the jacket she was spotted wearing in NYC today is totally “Drive”-inspired. Yes, that explains why I have already listened to “We Can’t Stop” five times today. [Photos (of Miley): Splash News]