You’ve probably already been dragged in front of a computer screen or two to watch a “literal video” – you know, where somebody spoofs an old music video by keeping the same video but singing different lyrics – often just singing what’s happening in the video.

Well, they can be funny, but they get old fast.

The first good one I saw was “Head Over Heels”  a few months back, but now there are zillions. At this link to boingboing, you can find links to many of the funniest. Tonight we watched (and enjoyed) a literal video spoof of “Total Eclipse of the Heart.”

My heart sank a little when I realized that many of the songs were from my high school years. Does this mean that my generation, instead of ruling the world, is making funny music videos? It does seem that I know a lot of musicians…

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