March 31, 2005 9:41 AM   Subscribe

A lecutre musical (QT video) by Columbia University spontaneous performance artists PRANGSTGRÜP (warning: flash site). Lots of great stuff in their videos section.
posted by panoptican (15 comments total) 1 user marked this as a favorite
I saw the best minds of my generation...

Seriously, though, this is great stuff!
posted by mds35 at 9:51 AM on March 31, 2005

I think we're at the saturation point on pranks now. It's like I can't walk to the store without somebody pulling a joke on me and filming it for a cable reality show. I'm probably being watched right now. You're setting me up for some internet "Jackass" type stunt, aren't you? Damn! Tricked again!
posted by fungible at 10:07 AM on March 31, 2005

Quel est une lecutre?
posted by googly at 10:10 AM on March 31, 2005

I'm morally opposed to spell checking and lecurte has 5 Google results. So there.
posted by panoptican at 10:21 AM on March 31, 2005

Lecurte does have 5 google results. But lecutre has 5,980.

posted by googly at 10:29 AM on March 31, 2005

There was a pretty funny one where they went on an NYU campus tour and trolled it. (NYU definitely deserves trolled.) NYU made them "take it down," but in reality it is still up. (The more amusing part is that it is still up after a reorganization of their webspace that occured after the link was taken down.)
posted by TheOnlyCoolTim at 10:31 AM on March 31, 2005

Exactly. They both have the number 5 in common so there isn't that much difference.
posted by panoptican at 10:31 AM on March 31, 2005

The group was also mentioned in this post, there stuff is hilarious.
posted by buriednexttoyou at 11:51 AM on March 31, 2005

argh, it's THEIR
posted by buriednexttoyou at 11:51 AM on March 31, 2005

How the hell can you do that with a straight face? The kid's incredible.
posted by dougunderscorenelso at 12:23 PM on March 31, 2005

Awesome. I spent many a boring lecture in Havemeyer wishing someone would interrupt it with something entertaining...
posted by mkultra at 12:30 PM on March 31, 2005

The guy has an amazing range and voice -- anything less than the talent he has would have made this fall short. Kudos to the prankster.
posted by felix at 1:46 PM on March 31, 2005

So... were the extra students that joined in part of it? They didn't seem to know the words, so perhaps they just decided to join in spontaneously. It would have been great if more than the three of them had staged it together for some nice harmony from different areas of the class.

Not...that it isn't... awesome already...
posted by odinsdream at 12:32 PM on April 1, 2005

This is the same group that did the singing-in-the-library bit, yeah?
posted by kenko at 12:36 PM on April 1, 2005

man oh man i want to do this at ncsu.
posted by virga at 1:15 PM on April 1, 2005

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