The Last Gotye Parody That Will Ever Be Made (Or Should Be Made)

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When something hits really big, it inevitably gets parodied. And parodied. And parodied until everyone wishes it would just go away. The reason everyone starts making parodies in the first place is because the source material was so good so it’s a shame once the internet is done with it, no one ever wants to see/watch it again. So goes the music video for Gotye’s “Somebody That I Used to Know.” To be fair, the videos that spun off of it were actually quite entertaining, and we simply cannot get the Star Wars/George Lucas version out of our heads, but perhaps it’s finally time to put an end to them all. Here to do it is comic Eric Schwartz. Watch as he attempts to break up with the song for good and when you’re done, you may want to watch this just to keep the circle of life intact.

(via Mashable)

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Jill Pantozzi is a pop-culture journalist and host who writes about all things nerdy and beyond! She’s Editor in Chief of the geek girl culture site The Mary Sue (Abrams Media Network), and hosts her own blog “Has Boobs, Reads Comics” ( She co-hosts the Crazy Sexy Geeks podcast along with superhero historian Alan Kistler, contributed to a book of essays titled “Chicks Read Comics,” (Mad Norwegian Press) and had her first comic book story in the IDW anthology, “Womanthology.” In 2012, she was featured on National Geographic’s "Comic Store Heroes," a documentary on the lives of comic book fans and the following year she was one of many Batman fans profiled in the documentary, "Legends of the Knight."