Tuesday, November 24, 2009

You're a Jerk

The NY Times just ran a story about jerking.

"Seen in formal terms, said Sally Sommer, a dance historian who teaches at Florida State University, jerking may merely be a cousin to the “lambada or the twist.” It is certainly, Ms. Sommer said, less physically demanding than krumping or vogueing or the other highly skilled and innovative urban forms of dance. But the lambada was a fad. The twist was a fad. And jerking, its adherents say, has a cultural resonance that goes beyond the Reject and the Tippy Toe."

Read the full story here.



Blogger -Yano said...

My little hs bro says if you can do the running backwards, then you're on the way to doing the Jerk. for real.

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