Polkarama 2006

Like Stereogum, I too have always loved “Weird Al” Yankovic’s various polka medleys, in which he takes a number of the day’s current hits and sets them to some blazing accordions and furious “oom-pah” beats.

Not only are they great silly fun to listen to, at least for those of us whose internal junior higher is still alive and kicking, but “Weird Al“ s juxtaposition of polka and, for instance, the Pussycat Dolls, brilliantly exposes how utterly ridiculous and superficial so much of today’s pop music truly is.

Oh, and did I mention they’re great fun? Just try watching this fan-made video without chuckling even once.

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