THUS SPOKE CARLY RAE: a song of friedrich nietzsche
July 7, 2014 9:12 AM   Subscribe

Oh, wow. This is spectacular.
posted by Zozo at 9:34 AM on July 7, 2014

This has literally made my day, thankyou!
posted by emmtee at 9:39 AM on July 7, 2014

Wow, this is amazing. As a rather nihilistic existentialist with a lot of cheer and joy about life, I might have just found my anthem.
posted by hippybear at 9:52 AM on July 7, 2014 [2 favorites]

Thanks to the eternal return I can fav this post an infinite amount of times.
posted by bswinburn at 9:53 AM on July 7, 2014 [6 favorites]

My first introduction to Carly Rae Jepsen was via Kyle Kingsbury's series of articles analyzing the architectures of distributed systems, Jepsen, which is really a masterpiece that anyone working in cloud computing should read. I'm glad to see that her contributions to academic discourse didn't stop there.
posted by gsteff at 10:00 AM on July 7, 2014 [3 favorites]

When people who do things like this say they "no life", I want to just correct them that actually they "know life" -- where "life" is like the best possible version of what you can be doing with your time on this earth.
posted by MCMikeNamara at 10:00 AM on July 7, 2014 [2 favorites]

I thought "Call Me Maybe" parodies were played out late in 2012. I was wrong.
posted by Gymnopedist at 10:37 AM on July 7, 2014

This is the best.
posted by vibratory manner of working at 10:54 AM on July 7, 2014

So good. Needs an album
posted by Bwithh at 11:50 AM on July 7, 2014

posted by Middlemarch at 12:45 PM on July 7, 2014

I lost it at "One part suicidal / Three parts anti-Bible". More pop songs should get a nihilist treatment.
posted by Spatch at 4:25 PM on July 7, 2014

I laughed repeatedly enough that the spouse put down his iPad and looked over. That must count as a victory.
posted by Lexica at 9:13 PM on July 7, 2014 [1 favorite]

"You go to pop parodies? Don't forget the whip." Had to self-flagellate to curb the laughter.
posted by abakua at 9:35 PM on July 7, 2014 [1 favorite]

Nietzche: >:I

Me: :D
posted by Drexen at 7:31 AM on July 8, 2014 [1 favorite]

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