Hello to all, and thanks for coming by. You may be wondering what Framed is, and why you should read it religiously.
We're glad you wondered!
Framed is a blog that talks about music videos from all genres and eras. Every week you'll find a different video here for your viewing pleasure. Furthermore, you'll find expert video analysis, by which we mean a few easily-researched facts clumsily cut-and-pasted into one of our paragraphs.
Yes, Framed is a treasure trove of informative entertainment. And, wait, there's more! We also freeze a dozen pictures from that same video, and then write captions for them! And the captions are funny! So funny, in fact, that you'll soon be saying, "Holy cow! Had I known there was a blog this hilarity-packed, I'd not only have read it every week, I would have told all my friends and family, thereby rising in their esteem!"
Well, don't be too hard on yourself. This week we're happy to feature the guy with the #1 album in the country, Jimi Hendrix, and his legendary performance of "The Star Spangled Banner" at Woodstock. You probably already know that this is one of those rock moments on a par with Elvis on Ed Sullivan, the Beatles' rooftop concert, and Dylan going electric at Newport, so we won't belabor it. Just kick back, watch Jimi at his best, and then "groove" on this week's captions.
See you next week!
1 -- "Bombers turning into butterflies above our nation? Yeah, about a half-mile ahead."
2 -- "Hang on a sec! This isn't the flag that will eventually represent our society's obsession with the pointless minutiae of pop culture."
3 -- It's an historical fact that Jimi did, indeed, kiss the sky, but scholars are divided as to whether he was actually "actin' funny."
4 -- "Wow! This black guitarist is so good he must've been born in, like, Kenya!"
5 -- "Why, if this photo is accurate, I must be left-handed. This changes everything!"
6 -- "It's critically important to remember, men, that after we do the hokey pokey, we turn ourselves around. Not before!"
7 -- Questioning the point of Framed right in the middle of Framed is kind of bad form.
8 -- "What say we engage these Kent State students in a spirited, respectful debate, after which we'll all agree that it's great to be an American?"
9 -- "Thank God we're here defending our country's freedom! 'Cause the Vietcong's massive fleet of warships must be just off of Los Angeles by now!"
10 -- "Seriously, you have supernatural satanic powers, right?"
11 -- "And after we bury you, we will discover the secrets of this 'Bubble' you Americans continue to hide from the world."
12 -- "Well, let's look at the upside. America is still number one."