Oh Mah Glob Guys
Yes, you read that title correctly. Cartoon Network Africa has created an Adventure Time video parody of "What Does the Fox Say" and it's pretty fantastic. It's such a perfect mashup that it's a little surprising it didn't happen earlier! And if you haven't experienced this song already, prepare to have it stuck in your head for the rest of time. Are you following The Mary Sue on Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr, Pinterest, & Google +?Read More
Please someone make another thing so this thing can go away.
It's only a matter of time before Ylvis' "The Fox" is mashed up with every possible thing. The next step in its unstoppable cultural takeover is here, and Cartoon Network Africa has put together this version featuring Adventure Time characters and noises. Enjoy?Read More
What Does Ylvis’ “The Fox” Have in Common with “Deck the Halls?” Non-Lexical Vocables. Here’s What That Means
Let's talk about silly nonsense words in a very serious way.
As evidenced by "The Fox", the answer to the question "What does the fox say?" is a lot of unintelligible gibberish. That gibberish is called Non-Lexical Vocables. Basically, sounds we make with our mouths that aren't words. Things like "fa la la" and "na na na" are non-lexical vocables, but why do we use them and not other sounds?Read More
I See What They Did There
These darn kids and their ring-ding-ding-ding-ding-ding-dings!
The now-infamous "What Does The Fox Say?" video completely broke our brains when we first saw it. So the poor older people that the Fine Brothers subjected to the song for their "Elders React to Music Video" series? They must still be completely beside themselves with confusion.Read More
What the fox are you doing?
If you're hoping the song "The Fox" by Norwegian band Ylvis will go away, bad news! Fox Broadcasting has picked it up for a new promo, so get comfy with the idea of hearing it -- a lot. It doesn't look like it's going anywhere for a while. Weird fox hats for everybody!Read More