A couple weeks ago, you'll recall, the internet did what it did best and lost its collective mind when a young music artist with seafoam colored hair, Catey Shaw, held a mirror up to Williamsburg and showed it exactly how the world sees it in her song and video "Brooklyn Girls." She was immediately labeled the Rebecca Black of Brooklyn Gentrification who made a video everyone hates but isn't really that bad (or is it) if you're not lying to yourself. Or something. By now, you know how these things go. The first stage is outrage. The second is defense. Then comes the Twitter round up. Then we get a little more creative. SCENE.
It's all very ripe for parody, and now that's here too, in the form of a pitch-perfect video, "Brooklyn Boys," from directors Teddy Vuong and Richard Jordan.More »