Awright, Carl Lewis, Break It Up
Now that you're back at the office, the last thing we'd want to do is distract you from your Cyber Monday surfing. But if you find that Amazon is loading a little slow, we offer this little diversion.
It's a classic ditty from H-town track phenom Carl Lewis that's been making the YouTube rounds of late. You may remember him as the Olympian and track star. You may remember that he was often rumored to be gay. But you may not remember that the UH alum had a very brief singing career. Witness his single "Break It Up," an '80s reggae-fied classic that offers such insightful lyrics as "Let's all work together/you can't win on your own." This video dandy (which even offers some perspective on Lewis's sexuality -- he may have a thing for old women in saunas) is perfect Monday morning Zen.
Enjoy, and remember, friends, "You can't win on your own." — Steven Devadanam
"Break It Up," y'all!
Battle of the Piney Woods: SFA vs. SHSU
TicketsSat., Oct. 1, 3:00pm
University of Houston Cougars Football vs. Tulsa Golden Hurricane Football
TicketsSat., Oct. 15, 11:00am
Rice University Owls Football vs. UTSA Roadrunners Football
TicketsSat., Oct. 15, 6:00pm
Rice University Owls Football vs. Prairie View A&M University Football
TicketsSat., Oct. 22, 2:30pm
Oh, and here's a bonus: a Carl Lewis/NWA remix (caution: language!).
And we can't do a Carl Lewis post without this, Lewis's now famous slaughtering of the National Anthem. Dude should've been charged with treason...
Get the This Week's Top Stories Newsletter
Every week we collect the latest news, music and arts stories — along with film and food reviews and the best things to do this week — so that you'll never miss Houston Press' biggest stories.