I once wrote a post called “A 180 From Sweden,” and that was when I openly declared I had found the opposite of Swedish Culture.
Well, here is the pure essence of what it means to be American. It is not a banjo like I previously thought yesterday.
What is the single moment in the history of US and A that has been the more alluring concentration of our American Heritage?
The one answer that you will get is Busy Phillips singing “One Way or Another” on Dawson’s Creek.
If you are scowling or biting your thumb, hear me out and see Busy Phillips as Lady Liberty.
This single moment has more elements of American Splendor than Paul Giamatti could ever muster in a snarky moment.
What do we have in America?
Live rock concerts
The Freedom to Dance on Countertops and Rip your Shirt Off
Michelle Williams not acting like a slut for 20 seconds
The Choice to Convert to any Religion you Want
The Pursuit of True Love
Fighting off Stalkers
Rejection by your Peers deemed as Supportive Criticism
And let’s not forget Teen Angst Wednesday Night Programs
And let's not forget talking about sex you are not having.
Can you find a single moment that has more of American Culture in a single clip?
No, you cannot.
Pardon for the German Language intro but the song is in English.
Suck that Colonial Williamsburg!