Richard Ayoade directed the Vampire Weekend video Oxford Comma

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Obviously, boat shoe band Vampire Weekend hired Richard Ayoade to direct their video in a transparent attempt to light up the COMEDY BLOGOSPHERE the same way they lit up the TWEE MUSIC BLOGOSPHERE a few months ago. This, after their first attempt -- dressing like Chevy Chase circa 1980 -- failed.

Well this one worked. Because only jerks and the ignorant don't like Richard Ayoade.

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I love that song. The video is like Wes Anderson (the titles give it away):http://youtube.com/watch?v=spCknVcaSHg... who was riffing on François Truffaut's Day for Night:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TVZaXzCLyfE

It's like they read my comments during their initial emergence in which I called them "Wes Anderson Movie: The Band."Ugh. No thanks, fellas.

Another Ayoade music video, this one with Matt Berry (Sanch from Darkplace), for the Super Furry Animals: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BANdftxuqlMAlso a better song, imo.

I love this.Neal

Oh yeah bk, Super Furry Animals are much better.

It's like Wes Anderson, the band, and also really reminds me of the weird counter-culture fantasy scenes in Goddard's Rolling Stones movie Sympathy for the Devil. I like it.

"Because only jerks and the ignorant don't like Richard Ayoade."You can add 'The British' to that list. Although I guess that we could be included in both other classes.