BSG Does Beastie Boys in “Galactica: Sabotage”
A Battlestar Galactica and Beastie Boys fan created a tribute to both in “Galactica: Sabotage,” a nearly shot-for-shot replication of the Beastie Boys’ “Sabotage” music video with clips from BSG.
We’d describe our attitude towards the geekdom-meets-hip-hop conceit as “guarded”: not that it isn’t a great idea, but we’ve been burned by it too many times before. But this is truly well done — and the Beastie Boys are huge geeks anyway. Bonus points to the mashup creator for choosing “Sabotage” as the mashup song over “Intergalactic,” because come on, that would’ve been hokey.