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Viral Video: Rolling First Round Style? Call Them Maybe.

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Here’s the annual holiday video lunacy from First Round Capital, which is always fun to watch, especially if it’s super awkward to see venture capitalists cavorting all around in costume.

And cavort they do in this mash-up of PSY’s “Gangnam Style” and “Call Me Maybe” by Carly Rae Jepsen, which are the two infectious musical hits of 2012.

(Last year, it was Rebecca Black’s “Friday” as the muse. Forgot her? Me too!)

First Round features their companies in its yearly video effort, using the song and dance.

Enjoy:


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Another gadget you don’t really need. Will not work once you get it home. New model out in 4 weeks. Battery life is too short to be of any use.

— From the fact sheet for a fake product entitled Useless Plasticbox 1.2 (an actual empty plastic box) placed in L.A.-area Best Buy stores by an artist called Plastic Jesus