Sunday afternoon YouTubes: The only way I can tolerate Journey

On this, the last day of the long holiday weekend that I’ve spent mostly holed up in my home office studying for my surgery boards recertification examination, I feel a bit too burned out to post anything much serious today, unless I happen to become aware of something that’s just too good not to post. Don’t worry, there’ll be a heaping helping of the usual Respectful Insolence™ tomorrow to start your post-holiday week off right. In the meantime, though, here’s some music. Anyone who knows me knows that I couldn’t stand Journey back in the days when the band was popular, and I still can’t stand Journey. However, thanks to Andrew over at Flavor Country, I’ve discovered one form in which I can not only tolerate the screeching that is Steve Perry, but even find it entertaining, especially since it looks a eerily like the original Journey. Check it out:

I love the tag line: “Journey’s seventh album, Escape, was released in August of 1981. Unfortunately for you, there is no escape.”

All too true, sadly enough.

And, in case that wasn’t enough for you, here’s one more:

You know, if these guys were Journey, I might not have been so hostile to the band.

By Orac

Orac is the nom de blog of a humble surgeon/scientist who has an ego just big enough to delude himself that someone, somewhere might actually give a rodent's posterior about his copious verbal meanderings, but just barely small enough to admit to himself that few probably will. That surgeon is otherwise known as David Gorski.

That this particular surgeon has chosen his nom de blog based on a rather cranky and arrogant computer shaped like a clear box of blinking lights that he originally encountered when he became a fan of a 35 year old British SF television show whose special effects were renowned for their BBC/Doctor Who-style low budget look, but whose stories nonetheless resulted in some of the best, most innovative science fiction ever televised, should tell you nearly all that you need to know about Orac. (That, and the length of the preceding sentence.)

DISCLAIMER:: The various written meanderings here are the opinions of Orac and Orac alone, written on his own time. They should never be construed as representing the opinions of any other person or entity, especially Orac's cancer center, department of surgery, medical school, or university. Also note that Orac is nonpartisan; he is more than willing to criticize the statements of anyone, regardless of of political leanings, if that anyone advocates pseudoscience or quackery. Finally, medical commentary is not to be construed in any way as medical advice.

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