I'm so dissapointed in myself for not knowing that this was a sport:
Update: Yeah Right reader Beverly poses a key question - what song would you choose, if competing in this competition? Clearly it's a classy affair and you seem to want a slow song with some dramatic moments, unless you want to speed canoe or some such. So I would pick "Mad World" by Gary Jules. What would you freestyle canoe to?
For the second consecutive year, an American won the World Air Guitar Championship. Eric “Mean” Melin beat fellow American and former DC regional champ Doug the "Thunderstrook” in a playoff following round two. The song at hand? Weezer's "Hash Pipe." So finally my love for Weezer and air guitar have collided:
And, as someone reminded me yesterday, I’m woefully behind on my annual review of the national semi-finals of the US Championships from the 9:30 Club last month. I’ll try to get that up on Thursday. It was the most ridiculous it's been in years. Pictures from the World Championship here. More video of Mean Melin here.