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Tuesday, February 27, 2007

If You’ve Always Dreamed of Seeing a Bunch of Krakow Monks Lip-Synch “YMCA”

posted by on February 27 at 9:00 AM

Today is your lucky day!

Thanks to the UK Gay News, this priceless video—posted last week on YouTube and pulled down soon after—is not lost forever.

The video was filmed in a Krakow Church. Starting with Gregorian chant, the video explodes into “YMCA” as the monks discard their traditional brown hooded cloaks. “I know who did this clip,” the ‘Przeor’ of the Dominican monastery in Krakow Adam Sulikowski told the daily newspaper, Gazeta Wyborcza. “It was very wrong.”

Full story here. To download the “scandalous” video denounced by Polish conservatives for “promot[ing] homosexuality inside the Catholic Church,” Mac users should go to this page and control-click “view HERE.” Windows users should go buy Macs.

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If they don't want gays in the clergy, they should get rid of the fabulous robes.

Posted by Gitai | February 27, 2007 9:27 AM

Silly Schmader. MPEG is not a Mac-specific format.

Posted by Ivan Cockrum | February 27, 2007 9:53 AM

Awww... so cute. A gaggle of repressed white boys dancing badly, but earnestly and with enthusiasm. They look like they are sincerely having fun, heaven forbid. If this is all it takes to offend conservative Poles, they've got pretty thin skin. I was actually slightly disappointed to see that there really isn't anything overtly homosexual about the video, other than they happened to pick "YMCA" to dance to. It could have just as easily been any other tune with a happy dance beat.

Still, it makes me giggle. A nice way to start my morning.

Posted by SDA in SEA | February 27, 2007 9:54 AM

(Ivan: I know, I just wasn't sure what the PC equivalent of "control-click" for downloading a file is. Maybe it's "control-click"....)

Posted by David Schmader | February 27, 2007 9:58 AM

You could just "click".

PCs had Ctrl keys before there WERE Macs.

Posted by Fnarf | February 27, 2007 11:20 AM

I agree with you. Windows users should get Macs.

Posted by Vivian | February 27, 2007 6:20 PM

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