Why the HELL Does Houston Not Have an Emergency-Preparedness Flash-Mob Song Like Austin?

Once again, Austin has out-hipped us.

We get all the emergency situations they do -- plus hurricanes. But which city has got the skillz to put on a flash mob and write about these things? (Hint: Not Houston.)

From tornadoes to dirty bombs and bioterrorism, dancing will solve the problem, it seems, and Austin is ready.

The song contains such words of wisdom as "It can happen in a flash, in an instant things can get mad crazy; an emergency can be scary, man, and you don't want your mind to be hazy."


The official Web site of the City of Austin Homeland Security & Emergency Management offers two instructional videos, but here's the finished product, when all the magic comes together:

Keep Austin safe, dudes.

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