xeni at September 30th, 2013 23:22 — #1
hughstimson at September 30th, 2013 23:33 — #2
ashleyyakeley at October 1st, 2013 00:28 — #3
This is basically opera. With coffee.
roomwithaview at October 1st, 2013 00:34 — #4
jake0748 at October 1st, 2013 00:56 — #5
I must say. I was prepared to hate on this big-time. But then I watched it and I can't stop laughing and chuckling. Sweet. Thank you Xeni.
retchdog at October 1st, 2013 02:59 — #6
hopes dashed. where's richard o'brien?
kids these days.
xheist at October 1st, 2013 08:57 — #7
Demolish Serious Culture!
snapdragon at October 1st, 2013 12:58 — #8
So, this is Bach's Coffee Cantata. As you might deduce from the name, it is, in fact, about coffee. Apparently, there was some controversy in Vienna when the rotten kids of the day started drinking coffee instead of beer. Coffee was obviously the work of the devil. The translation appears to be accurate. Looks like the original is
In short, this is akin to the hilarious parody "Hitler finds out that Germany is totally going to lose WWII". With a big rapper head pasted on it.
xeni at October 5th, 2013 23:22 — #9
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