The best way to get a video to “go viral” is not to try so hard. Or be truly horrible.
FoxSports North says this video, from some Twins fans in Duluth, is sweeping the Internet and “catching the attention of Twins fans everywhere.” They’re trying to create a dance for Joe Mauer’s birthday.
No. Just…. no.
“The ‘Mauer shake’ is catching on throughout the state,” the FoxSports story says.
Mauer’s birthday is today. The best way to celebrate it is in silence and quiet contemplation. Please.
Bob Collins has been with Minnesota Public Radio since 1992, emigrating to Minnesota from Massachusetts. He was senior editor of news in the ’90s, ran MPR’s political unit, created the MPR News regional website, invented the popular Select A Candidate, started the two most popular blogs in the history of MPR and every day laments that his Minnesota Fantasy Legislature project never caught on.
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