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Here's the New OK Go Video You're Supposed to Love

Everyone likes OK Go’s videos. Not as many people buy the band’s music, which is one of the reasons it’s now working without a label*.

In any case, here’s “White Knuckles,” the newest one, which has yet to actually go viral. If you like dogs and/or Target ads, you’ll definitely like this one (Bob Lefsetz likes the song better than the clip):

Bonus video! Another canine clip, featuring the awesome Jane “Sue Sylvester” Lynch:

*To be fair, the band would say it chose to leave EMI Music because it could do better on its own, and that’s not an unreasonable argument.


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Just as the atom bomb was the weapon that was supposed to render war obsolete, the Internet seems like capitalism’s ultimate feat of self-destructive genius, an economic doomsday device rendering it impossible for anyone to ever make a profit off anything again. It’s especially hopeless for those whose work is easily digitized and accessed free of charge.

— Author Tim Kreider on not getting paid for one’s work