Work it!

Well, I landed my first (paid!) freelance writing jobs this week.  I’ll be writing technical marketing literature for a global IT consultancy.  Yippee!  But I will be back here later today with some new posts.  In the meantime, here is a hilarious set of amateur web-cam posts on YouTube, in the genre of fan videos set to pop music.

The first is a video by two girls set to Daft Punk’s (French techno – exactly, its a complete oxymoron) ‘Faster, Harder, Stronger, Better’.  That’s apparently spreading virally, and the Daft Punk guys have responded by doing their own web-cam video, as a take-off on what these girls did. The Daft Punk guys are Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo and Thomas Bangalter.

Below, the ‘Daft Punk Girls’

and Daft Punk’s own ‘fan’ video.  Now if you’ve seen Daft Punk before you won’t be surprised they can manage the choreography, but they’re normally in sci-fi looking over the top costumes  (as alluded to by the Daft Punk girls’ own headgear).  I don’t think I’ve even seen their faces before in their videos:

And below is my favorite version, totally different but a fun take on the song, from the iMitate duo:

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