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Beardo

The star-studded video is below...

"In this extra special episode of "BEARDO", Tim Harrington of Les Savy Fav brings together fellow musicians to raise awareness of the plight of the super rich during this difficult economic time. Featuring Andrew W.K., Fred Armisen (Trenchmouth), Moby, Nancy Whang and Pat Mahoney of LCD Soundsystem, the New Pornographers' Carl Newman, Ian Svenonius (Nation of Ulysses, The Make Up, Weird War), Okkervil River's Will Sheff, Oliver Ackermann of A Place to Bury Strangers, Ryan Schreiber (Pitchfork founder/president), Gavin McInnes (Street Carnage/ex-VICE), comedian Seth Herzog, plus members of Love as Laughter, Excepter, Cheeseburger, Panthers, some guy in a bright orange wig called Ronald Michael MacDonald, and sundry other pals. Huge thanks to engineer/mixer David Tolomei of DNA Studios." [Pitchfork]

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Comments (16)

this is about as funny as the 7000 'We are the World' parodies that have come before it

Posted by Anonymous | December 25, 2008 2:11 PM

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Posted by G | December 25, 2008 2:56 PM

all that talent, so little to laugh about. Pretty terrible actually.

LOL@

"Starstudded"

Posted by Anonymous | December 25, 2008 6:00 PM

...and some of the people in this video shouldn't be making jokes about trust-funders and the wealthy in general. gimme "we're sending our love down the well" anyday, but good try. merry xmas everybody.

Posted by Anonymous | December 25, 2008 7:46 PM

i dont know about you, my friends. But http://www.diehipster.com is making me want to go back home.

Posted by Indie Josh | December 25, 2008 10:52 PM

ironiclly (in true hipster fashion)
they all probably have just as much money as
trust-fund children

or you know just enough to afford a 3000 dollar a month loft in brooklyn

Posted by Anonymous | December 25, 2008 10:52 PM

incredibly unfunny

Posted by Anonymous | December 26, 2008 2:03 AM

shut up, there are hilarious moments in this, and on top of that, les savy fav and okkervil river are great bands to say the least. a place to bury strangers though...i dont know many people who could say that band is good. regardless, this is a pretty funny video, stop hating

Posted by Anonymous | December 26, 2008 2:19 AM

well... i'm owed a few minutes of my life back...

Posted by Anonymous | December 26, 2008 2:20 AM

weak

Posted by Anonymous | December 26, 2008 10:15 AM

trying way too hard. barf.

Posted by Anonymous | December 26, 2008 12:53 PM

usually beardo is amusing. this time...not so much.

Posted by Anonymous | December 26, 2008 12:59 PM

what an indie pukefest, even that twat Schreiber is there!

Posted by Anonymous | December 28, 2008 9:52 PM

if my band were as shitty as les savy fav i'd be a wacky frontman too!!@$!@!$

Posted by Anonymous | December 29, 2008 3:58 PM

who is the dude in the yellow shirt who sings right before Ian Svenonius?

Posted by Anonymous | December 30, 2008 3:05 AM

ian williams

Posted by Anonymous | December 30, 2008 7:15 PM

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