Author Topic: Kanye West - "Can't Tell Me Nothing" featuring Zach Galifianakis and B.P. Billy  (Read 5587 times)

Dorvid Barnas

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Couldn't find a youtube version - I think this warrants its own thread, anyway.

http://www.kanyewest.com/?content=video_cant_tell_alt

Jason

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Holy shit, this is awesome. I'm going back for a second look right now.
Post of the Month award to Dorvid.

Omar

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Holy shit, this is awesome. I'm going back for a second look right now.
Post of the Month award to Dorvid.

"Is that dude Amish?" -- "drewhudd", commenting on the above video.
"Let's have a device-a-thon, just you and me." -- Montgomery Davies

Emily

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its officially all the rage - my little bro just sent it to me.

Dorvid Barnas

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"Is that dude Amish?" -- "drewhudd", commenting on the above video.

"he's driving a tractor!!! obviously hes not amish"" -- "JerseyFreak12"  takes "drewhudd" to school.

Martin

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Direct download (works in VLC)

I love it.

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"Is that dude Amish?" -- "drewhudd", commenting on the above video.

"he's driving a tractor!!! obviously hes not amish"" -- "JerseyFreak12"  takes "drewhudd" to school.

"Let's have a device-a-thon, just you and me." -- Montgomery Davies

Jason

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its officially all the rage - my little bro just sent it to me.


Jesus, I hate this thing now.
Oh ha-ha white people and Hip Hop.
This whole fucking youtube meta-humor thing got old reaaaaal quick.

Dorvid Barnas

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Do I have to give my award back?

Laurie

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I think I expected Will Oldham to have considerably more facial hair and also to look more Amish.

lemke

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LOL... I get it!  It's a juxtoposition of 2 very different races! 
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Sarah

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And so subtle to boot.

Ason

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And so subtle to boot.

I'm assuming most of you guys are "rock" people

it's awesome to see responses like this with that in mind
"A woman suspects that her daughter's imaginary friend is a ghost haunting their new home"

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Jason

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Do I have to give my award back?

Two words son. Milli Vanilli.

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WOW. this video is not some thing about race. black and white, huh? that is the very EASY, very SIMPLE and very LAZY answer.

zach was chosen for the video because of the other lipsynching videos he did. He's done one for Fiona Apple and he did another just for fun a few years back. he was also chosen for his general mindset about his life and his farm and how they align with the lyrics of the song.

i hate --  HATE -- to quote other people to make my own point, but these two (second gentlemen is Mike Bleiden who is the director) said it very well:

"Pete Velcro"

Wow. This video is not entirely absurd. Sure it has cows and swiss miss girls and Will Oldham, but at a basic level it lines up well with the sentiments of the song. "Can't Tell Me Nothing" seems to be about walking the line between self indulgence and being devoured by the entourage once you get "your money right"--the balance between the individual and the family. I think that balance is what Zach is going for with his farm. He's doing something bold and idealistic for himself as well as for his chosen community. Silk pajamas and a bulldozer.

Bleiden:
I feel like I always take things a little too seriously, but I can't resist jumping in here and agreeing with Pete Velcro. Zach, Inman, Will and I actually sat around and talked about what the lyrics meant, and how funny it was to us that a farmer would be wrestling with the same amount of indignation, self-recrimination, and doubt in the face of success.




I love how everything boils down to black vs white, rich vs poor for people. It must make life so easy to think that way.


its officially all the rage - my little bro just sent it to me.


Jesus, I hate this thing now.
Oh ha-ha white people and Hip Hop.
This whole fucking youtube meta-humor thing got old reaaaaal quick.

you don't like it because it's popular? i thought you said you loved it a few posts back...
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