Harlem Shake

OPINION: It is time to put an end to Harlem Shake videos

For the love of God, please stop with the Harlem Shake.

YouTube makes it easy—almost too easy—for everyone and their mother to jump on the latest dance trends bandwagon. We’ve lived through the Stanky Leg, the uncoordinated gyrating of “shuffling” and now find ourselves in the much-needed recession of Gangnam Style.

The Harlem Shake had its 30 seconds of fame and now needs to exit the stage.

Students create official George Mason University "Harlem Shake" video

What started off as a way to pass time during a slow day in Australia has become an instant viral hit. These “Harlem Shake” videos have become the latest pop culture hit. With millions of views on YouTube, everyone has joined in the craze.