If you’re one of the nearly 334,000,000 to have watched South Korean pop culture subversionist PSY’s new video, you’ll have seen him being very rude indeed – pulling chairs from beneath unexpecting ladies and laughing uproariously at the inevitable results. I’ve half a mind to claim that he’s no gentleman at all. In fact, he seems to have been recognised as a kindred spirit by what we might delicately call the deconstructive class of Minecraft – the griefers.
The video comes courtesy of Red 5 Studios, whose Firefall we cover on a fairly regular basis. In a way, it’s a shame that their MMO shooter isn’t really the stuff of cutscenes – there’s more than a modicum of directorial talent on show here:
This is going to become a validatory anthem for the likes of 2b2t, isn’t it? As if they need the encouragement.