On the question of how to resolve departmental disputes, Stephen Bess said, “Wouldn’t it be cool if everyone could just battle it out on the cardboard like breakdancers and pop-lockers in the 80’s? Sure, a few people would get hurt on those difficult moves, but nothing too serious. It would be funny too.” I agree.
When this video came out, I was in school. The song is ridiculous and the music is bad, but we were fascinated by many music videos then, because they were new.
It was a difficult semester. One evening I asked my roommate a rhetorical question: “What are we going to do?”
“Walk like an Egyptian,” he said.
Years later, it is again the end of a difficult term. I am walking like an Egyptian now.