Monday, January 28, 2008

History Goes to the Movies

Over the weekend, I saw the cinematic historical epic du jour, There Will Be Blood. I highly, highly recommend it for anybody who's interested in Upton Sinclair, oil, sweeping historical epics, late Gilded Age issues and aesthetics, or Daniel Day-Lewis screaming about milkshakes.

Yeah, there's one particular line that's both a perfect metaphor and utterly absurd, and of course whenever my brain hears "milkshake" anymore, I go to one particular song.

Apparently, I'm not the only one, as evidenced by this charming little nugget of YouTube I found today:

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