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June 6, 2005 10:58 PM   Subscribe

"With these shoulder pads I have the strength to destroy villages, homes, and crops." - An .mov about gem sweaters. They're coming back you know. From Leslie Hall, who's been discussed before. {via}
posted by dobbs (20 comments total) 2 users marked this as a favorite

I want to scrape my eyes out with shards of a teapot and/or drink draino.
posted by thedevildancedlightly at 11:25 PM on June 6, 2005

It's about time that the music community finally tackles the controversial issue of Gem Sweaters. Courage.
posted by Slack-a-gogo at 12:07 AM on June 7, 2005

Surely that's a sign of the coming Apocalypse.
posted by nixerman at 1:24 AM on June 7, 2005

[this is still good] :-)
posted by jba at 1:34 AM on June 7, 2005

^ this
posted by NinjaPirate at 2:44 AM on June 7, 2005

Is it just me or... has this been posted before?
posted by May Kasahara at 5:05 AM on June 7, 2005


And she's on tour, too.
posted by grabbingsand at 5:23 AM on June 7, 2005

May, I think what's been posted before was a flash animation or video of her just sitting still while the sweaters she wears change.
posted by dobbs at 8:52 AM on June 7, 2005

So, it seems like her career is based on being overweight and rapping about tacky clothes. Interesting.
posted by papakwanz at 9:35 AM on June 7, 2005

This is really bugging me.

Can you spell out exactly how you would pronounce "An .mov", please?

Why is there an "An" and not an "A"? All I know is "dot moov" or "moov" or "Quicktime".
posted by redteam at 9:39 AM on June 7, 2005

Just so we're clear, are those three men dressed as women?

/thinks so
posted by haqspan at 10:01 AM on June 7, 2005

yeah huh. Check it: MeFi of the past
posted by indiebass at 10:40 AM on June 7, 2005

She is a genius!

Here's the flash thingy of all her sweaters.
posted by wsg at 10:42 AM on June 7, 2005

redteam: how about an "em-oh-vee"?
posted by obloquy at 10:57 AM on June 7, 2005

Ahhh ... that's probably it obloquy!
Thanks, I will sleep well tonight.
posted by redteam at 12:00 PM on June 7, 2005

I love sweater girl. Who but sweater girl has the audacity to wear gold cling pants in public. Well, Mick Jagger and probably Rod Stewart...but besides the geriatric anomalies...nobody, that's who.

hagspan...I don't think so. I think it may just be spectacularly ordinary women making a really outstanding statement about beauty in our culture.
posted by dejah420 at 2:09 PM on June 7, 2005

dobbs: Okay. Now that I think about it, I believe I've seen that exact link at another site, though I also remember the post indiebass pointed out. Pperhaps that's where my confusion stemmed from @_@
posted by May Kasahara at 5:52 PM on June 7, 2005

That was truly horrible.
posted by gren at 9:56 PM on June 9, 2005

This was cute in its simple, quirky way -- it would've been a perfect act for the Gong Show, way back when.
posted by alumshubby at 2:03 PM on June 10, 2005

That was truly awesome.
posted by agropyron at 1:12 PM on June 30, 2005

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