Monday January 15, 2007

Star Trek vs. Jefferson Airplane

Check out this awesome video mashup.  I hope you relish it as much as I:

Most linguisticky moment: "smoking caterpillar"—the edit is in just the right place to get you to reanalyze hookah-smoking caterpillar in the intended way.  The "remember" bit is clever too—referencing a scene from Wrath of Khan by using a similar scene from TOS without breaking up the visual feel of the video.

It's amazing how close to the surface the drug subtext was in Trek.  For a similar mashup addressing a different subtext, see Closer [NSFW].

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My day, she is made.

Posted by: Russell Borogove at Jan 15, 2007 7:00:33 PM

Best YouTube ever!

Posted by: Bryan at Jan 16, 2007 10:22:46 AM

Thank you very much for putting this up. It gave me my much needed lunch break laugh.

Posted by: Christian Johnson at Jan 16, 2007 12:12:31 PM