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September 22, 2012 9:50 AM   Subscribe

Singing "All Night Long", all night long. (via)
posted by The Whelk (26 comments total) 10 users marked this as a favorite

 
The complete 11 hour and 10 minute version.
posted by yeoz at 10:03 AM on September 22, 2012


Pepsi Blue, but worth it. (Explains all the gum chewing though.)
posted by maryr at 10:03 AM on September 22, 2012


Yeah, it's a trident gum viral or something.
posted by yeoz at 10:05 AM on September 22, 2012


Advertisement.
posted by ReeMonster at 10:23 AM on September 22, 2012


I love when something is so stupid and dumb but I still enjoy it. Oh wait, I should probably point out its an ad.
posted by Phantomx at 10:30 AM on September 22, 2012


I was really hoping for 11 hours of the Mary Jane Girls.
posted by Ad hominem at 10:33 AM on September 22, 2012 [3 favorites]


For some reason, Rhett and Link always come off like overenthusiastic evangelical youth ministers to me. I just see their videos and think, "That sounds like church..."
posted by goHermGO at 10:43 AM on September 22, 2012 [1 favorite]


Keep on grinnin' 'til the weekend come
Just a pinch b'tween th' cheek and gum. . . .

Oh -- not that one?
 
posted by Herodios at 10:51 AM on September 22, 2012


Though I have enjoyed Mad Men for its depiction of a world that is sometimes barely comprehensible, I sometimes wonder what viewers in the sixties would have made of a (then science-fictional) show depicting the actual workings of a circa-2012 ad agency:

"For the new gum campaign, we are going to take a cheesy pop hit from thirty years ago and have a couple of guys no one has ever heard of before sing it poorly, and at the end we will plug the gum. Oh yeah, the full ad is eleven hours long."

Andy Warhol would get it, but nobody else would.
posted by ricochet biscuit at 10:55 AM on September 22, 2012 [20 favorites]


I lived through well more than 11 hours and 10 minutes of hearing this song everyfreakingplace I went when I was in high school. Having it continue to haunt me like the plague 30 years later was not something I expected to happen. Hell, it's not something I think Lionel Richie expected to happen to him either. Well, at least "Penny Lover" hasn't become a meme yet.
posted by blucevalo at 11:11 AM on September 22, 2012


This always reminds me of the closing of the L A games . Lionel Richie left but the music went on and on those musicians earned their pay that night the whole stadium was rockin. Looked like a lot of babies would be visiting around Valenties 1985.
posted by pdxpogo at 11:13 AM on September 22, 2012


Andy Warhol would get it, but nobody else would.

And La Monte Young.
posted by mykescipark at 11:14 AM on September 22, 2012 [2 favorites]


"All Night Long" was the Top Billboard Song in the country on the week I was born. Lionel Ritchie was probably one of the first human voices I heard in addition to my parents.
posted by FJT at 12:10 PM on September 22, 2012 [2 favorites]


show depicting the actual workings of a circa-2012 ad agency:

It's actually very similar to what's depicted on Mad Men.
posted by sweetkid at 12:28 PM on September 22, 2012


"All Nite Long."
posted by escabeche at 1:14 PM on September 22, 2012


Wait, it's an ad? I didn't catch that at all. Where?
posted by bicyclefish at 1:47 PM on September 22, 2012


It's in the small print. It's always in the small print. Although technically it's an example of an entry into a competition to become an ad. Like the home made Doritos ones from the Superbowl.
posted by blue_beetle at 2:00 PM on September 22, 2012


This is a complete rip off of when my friends and I walked around Corpus Christi singing the praises of Dentyne for a full 10 hours.

Dentyne: Practice Safe Breath.
posted by item at 2:24 PM on September 22, 2012


>>>Lionel Ritchie was probably one of the first human voices I heard in addition to my parents.

Oh I heard about that. Did the restraining order end up taking care of it?
posted by item at 2:27 PM on September 22, 2012


"All Night Long", all night long.

Reminds me of a series of cover bands I once joked about starting: Better Than Better Than Ezra, Letter To Letters To Cleo, jimmy Eat Jimmy Eat World, and Everthing But Everythimg But The Girl who would cover songs by any band except Everything But The Girl.
posted by sourwookie at 3:19 PM on September 22, 2012 [8 favorites]


"I always thought Millennials were different, were sick, were something other. Surely those people didn't exist in our own decent, upstanding community. Certainly I couldn't be one. And then one afternoon-- the afternoon that changed everything-- I heard "All Night Long" and wondered who was playing that Enrique Iglesias song..."
posted by threeants at 4:53 PM on September 22, 2012


I don't even understand anything anymore by anyone.
posted by Lipstick Thespian at 5:41 PM on September 22, 2012 [1 favorite]


I just spent about an hour clicking through the long video. It's really fun seeing them setting up the shots, happening upon random people and then sort of directing them on the fly. And of course, earnestly singing the entire time, especially the brown-haired guy.
posted by roll truck roll at 5:54 PM on September 22, 2012


They blew the ending. We really did do that all night long dancing/partying thing, but we always ended up with a sunrise skinny dipping session.


... then there was the time that tour bus pulled up earlier than usual ...
posted by Surfurrus at 9:08 PM on September 22, 2012


I missed the part where there was dancing on the ceiling.
posted by arcticseal at 10:09 PM on September 22, 2012


For some reason, Rhett and Link always come off like overenthusiastic evangelical youth ministers to me.

Rhett's brother works for Campus Crusade for Christ, so you're not far off.
posted by kingfishers catch fire at 9:10 AM on September 23, 2012


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