Back in May, Weezer released a music video for their song “Pork and Beans” that was like a who’s who in web video. It starred Tay Zonday, and Miss South Carolina, and the Numa Numa Guy, just to name three. But there were plenty of e-lebrities (nailed it) that they missed. In fact, when we originally posted about it, we did a Top 10 list of who was missing from the video. And if you follow the internet the way we follow the internet, and the way that whoever came up with the “Pork and Beans” video concept in the first place probably follows the internet, then you know that between May 2008 and January 2009 you’ll have a whole new cast of viral video stars emerge that you could include. Snap. Your video is already out of date. ))<>((.

Now, as Pitchfork points out, Weezer has secretly released a remix of the “Pork and Beans” video titled “Re: Pork and Beans” (clever girl) updated with some YouTube references they missed the first time. Clearly they’ve done their research. It even includes four of the 10 viral video references we suggested in our list. We did it! Watch all the way until the very end for a CLASSIC INTERNET JOKE.

Big Dog Robot! “I Like Turtles” Zombie Kid! Techno Viking! Personally, I think that if you’re going to put Ronald Jenkees in your video, then get out of the fucking way. This was a tragic under/misuse of Ronald Jenkees. But it’s nice to see that Rick Rolling is still going strong in 2009. Stay gold, pony meme.

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Comments (11)
  1. I’m sure I’m in the minority, but i HATE this video. It just makes me think of that stupid Youtube Live event they had last year. The remix almost redeemed itself with the use of PICKLE SURPRISE but it immediately failed by ending with Rick Rolling, which stopped being funny when Youtube did it last April Fools.

    I take my Internet very seriously.

  2. They could have made this video much better. Theres so much new hilariousness out there that they could have used.

  3. I think its a great video. I thought the first one was good but i think they were actually able to improve it here. It helps that this is the only song off their album that is worth listening to.

  4. The Internet moves too damn fast. Should we expect a new “Pork and Beans” every eight months?

  5. ronald jenkees, son! i agree: gross misuse of ronald. also, this song is not good. at all.

  6. vip  |   Posted on Jan 14th, 2009 -1

    if that was supposed to be the japanese backstreet boys (backs turned right after the first appearance of miss south carolina) then i’m halfway satisfied. still, rivers, give it up. weezer sucks.

  7. you totally did not nail that. the proper term is “cewebrities.” come on man.

  8. What i enjoyed best, was the intro where he is taping the youtube video playing on his computer. It’s not really a meme, but at the same time it’s the greatest meme of all.
    Like if the Jungian unconsciousness had a meme.

  9. you get an internet gold star for ‘triple viral’.

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