Shut Up and Dance With Me

Dances With Fat

Leap CroppedA video by the band “Walk the Moon” has invoked my 100 rule (if 100 people who are not internet trolls ask me to blog about something, I do) and in this case I’m super glad about it.  It’s a video of a really catchy song and a lot of people dancing.

I think that representation is a really big deal – in a world where we choose our actors, singers, dancers based on their ability to approximate a single stereotype of beauty first and their talent second, many of us rarely get to see someone who looks like us in a positive light in the media. I think that this video is a great example of how to do it better.  Here it is, enjoy!

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