Happiness distilled
December 1, 2011 10:29 PM   Subscribe


 
I was prepared to hate this, but that was really unexpectedly awesome.
posted by Dr. Eigenvariable at 10:42 PM on December 1, 2011


I think red clover put his comment in the wrong thread.
posted by DreamerFi at 10:45 PM on December 1, 2011 [1 favorite]


Ahh! Wrong Celtic....
posted by bruzie at 11:33 PM on December 1, 2011


That dude is fucking fearless and magical. I want to cast him in bronze and place him on my mantle.
posted by to sir with millipedes at 11:45 PM on December 1, 2011


Hats off to the guy he was great ......this youtube comment made me chuckle too:
i remember my first beer.
posted by therubettes at 3:18 AM on December 2, 2011


Life and how to live it.
posted by Lipstick Thespian at 3:49 AM on December 2, 2011


Yes!!! I think being a jumbotron operator would be a joyful profession. As a Celtics fan, I typically go to several games a year and they seem to have a knack for capturing the "hey, I'm just gonna do my thing and have fun and hopefully the people around me will start having fun, too" type fan.

Plus, we have Gino.
posted by emd3737 at 4:49 AM on December 2, 2011 [2 favorites]


I think it would kill me if I discovered this was anything but completely spontaneous. I just love how the guy is sitting there looking half-bored only to transform into a complete and total ham once his (I'm assuming?) mom taps him to let him know they're on camera.
posted by The Gooch at 7:38 AM on December 2, 2011


Dude sort of looks like Henry Grubstick.
posted by brina at 8:19 AM on December 2, 2011


I swear this is a double... sorta. No offense, but the original post was much better ... video by itself is slim pickings. Yay, good dancer?
posted by mrgrimm at 9:19 AM on December 2, 2011


God I love this video. Watched it all the time when it made the rounds last year.

My two favorite parts:

1. The quiet contemplation you see him exercising for the first few seconds as he rolls his hand/wrist. Once his companion gives him the heads-up he's on the Jumbo, he then spends a moment or two thinking, "Hey, maybe I'll just use this moment to quietly fist-pump in my seat. MAN HELL NO" and then he's off.

2. The dude in the lime green shirt at 1:30. Every single person this kid interacts with immediately rises to his level of enthusiasm, but this guy looks embarrassed to be alive.

Desire to find proof that this is set up is proof that you're entirely too cynical.

And here's a video of him being interviewed after this video went viral.
posted by SpiffyRob at 9:50 AM on December 2, 2011


Sorry about this being a double, it did not show up on on my search for 'Celtics' 'Fan' 'Celebration'.
(I'm shocked - I was sure that this will get a million Hell-Yeah's.
The lesson: Don't drink & blog, kids)
posted by growabrain at 10:12 AM on December 2, 2011


on the flip side, it's not technically a double and lots of users who haven't seen it before will now get to...
posted by mrgrimm at 10:31 AM on December 2, 2011


I think Andy Kaufman spread some seed in the Boston area.
posted by zzazazz at 1:00 PM on December 2, 2011


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