A Thousand Cranes = One Great Big WTF

Every day Rocks Off trolls the tubes of you in search of videos to share. If you have something that you think deserves to be video of the day, send a link to jef_rouner at yahoo dot com.

This is the last day of Houston Week here at the daily video, and Rocks Off wants to thank all the stellar Houston acts that sent us submissions. Please continue to do so in the future.

Now, we asked for submissions, and we got them. When we opened our email and saw one from Travis Kerschen of A Thousand Cranes, we have to admit we did a little tinkle... 'cause they're nutjobs. And that's all we really know about them, other than they've been putting out some really attention-grabbing music since 2007.

As to what is going on in this live video from a Cranes show at Super Happy Fun Land last year? No idea. None. At. All. Give it a guess? Well, since you twisted our arm, here it goes.

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This video is an interpretational dance retelling of the overwhelming suicidal grief felt by Blinky, Inky, Pinky and Sue once they realized that they really had just killed Ms. Pac-Man - that it wasn't all just a game, and that safety words are very, very important.

The four descend into the madness of regret over the murder. That's what's going on in this video, and we stand by that.


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