Whipped Humpy Goodness

A silly holiday musical interlude

Whipped Humpy Goodness

It's the holidays. I want froth, confection, sugarplums and most of all, happiness. I realize it's a head-in-the-sand kind of response, but I don't care. For me, right now, it's pralines, stockings, and trying desperately to avoid reality while trying unsuccessfully not to max my charge card out.

Confection is expensive, people.

And while the news is filled with awful stories about book destruction, and even the bars aren't safe in our home state, there are frothy moments of good (?) news from Hollywood.

(Those Housewives make me crazytown with their carrying on. You've got money! Be happy! Quit yer carrying on, you whiners!)

So, froth and frolic?

These videos made me happy, the both of them because they are gorgeous, fabulous young women making gorgeous, fabulous videos about kicking ass and whipping yourself around and playing with paint and music and making it happen.

Whip My Hair:

And the bluesy cover:

It's not quite the same cover to cover goodness that was The Original My Humps and the magic of Alanis, but both songs pick up the pep in my step and remind me that even when the news is doom and gloom, a little hair whipping gets my mind back in the game.

Froth away, babies, and enjoy the week!

A note to readers: Bold and uncensored, The Austin Chronicle has been Austin’s independent news source for almost 40 years, expressing the community’s political and environmental concerns and supporting its active cultural scene. Now more than ever, we need your support to continue supplying Austin with independent, free press. If real news is important to you, please consider making a donation of $5, $10 or whatever you can afford, to help keep our journalism on stands.

Support the Chronicle  

READ MORE
More Holidays
Mardi Gras 2015: Mardi Gai
Mardi Gras 2015: Mardi Gai
A traipse around the South on the trail of LGBTQrewes

Kate X Messer, Jan. 21, 2015

Mardi Gras 2015: Gather Your Krewe
Mardi Gras 2015: Gather Your Krewe
Follow the purple-gold-green rainbow to our online Mardi Gras series

Kate X Messer, Jan. 14, 2015

More by Julie Gillis
Amplify Austin 2015: Centered Women
Amplify Austin 2015: Centered Women
How the Women's Community Center keeps it all together

March 4, 2015

Krewe Kuts: Pride Edition
Krewe Kuts: Pride Edition
The Gay Place Krewe has the final word on Austin Pride.

Oct. 8, 2012

KEYWORDS FOR THIS POST

Holidays, Gay, Straight, Lesbian, Bi, News, Alanis

MORE IN THE ARCHIVES
NEWSLETTERS
One click gets you all the newsletters listed below

Breaking news, arts coverage, and daily events

Can't keep up with happenings around town? We can help.

Austin's queerest news and events

New recipes and food news delivered Mondays

Eric Goodman's Austin FC column, other soccer news

Information is power. Support the free press, so we can support Austin.   Support the Chronicle