Tag Archives: Village People

YMCA: Former Sheriff David Clarke Slinks Back To Twitter After Being Forced To Delete Threatening Tweets

CNN reports: Former Milwaukee Sheriff David A. Clarke, Jr., a vocal surrogate for President Donald Trump on the campaign trail, was temporarily blocked from tweeting after Twitter users’ complaints alerted the company that three of his messages violated the terms of service, CNN has learned. Clarke was placed in read-only mode until he deleted three tweets that seemed to call …

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Man In Village People Drag Mocks “Buffoon” Dem House Rep For Wearing “Whacky” Cowboy Hat: “Look At Her”

Esquire reports: There are few more committed Big Hat Aficionados on the national political landscape than Sheriff David Clarke. The former Milwaukee sheriff has few rivals, apart from public lands freeloader Cliven Bundy—another inexplicably prominent figure in Our National Dialogue. So when Clarke saw a political rival in a big old western hat—and a bright red one, no less—the good …

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AUSTRALIA: Boy George Covers Village People’s YMCA In Pitch For Marriage Equality And It’s Great [VIDEO]

Australia’s Daily Telegraph reports: As a coach on The Voice, Boy George is encouraging his artists to find a new meaning when covering iconic pop songs and it seems the Culture Club front man has been taking his own advice. The ’80s pop icon has rerecorded the Village People classic YMCA in order to shine a light on issues important …

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Michelle Duggar Roller Skates To YMCA

Raw Story reports: The Duggar family is clearly not sulking around their aircraft carrier of a house and hanging their heads in despair after being dumped from TLC last week. E! Online reported Thursday that the reality-TV family posted a grainy cell phone video to their Facebook page this week of family matriarch Michelle Duggar roller skating to the Village …

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Musicless Music Video – YMCA

A popular YouTuber has been posting music videos with the music removed and sound effects added. Today’s target is Village People. In the background at the 40-second mark you can see the old Ramrod, where Al Pacino danced in Cruising.

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Columbia Law Review Students: D-O-M-A

The Village People classic meets activism in a parody that also teaches the Edie Windsor story. (Via Towleroad)

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Original Cop Sues Village People

Victor Willis, the original “cop” in Village People, is suing the band for $1.5M in royalties. Willis left the band in 1980 and was later arrested several times for drug possession. The village person penned the band’s most infectious hits — including “Y.M.C.A.,” “Macho Man,” “In the Navy,” and “Go West” — and deserves his fair share of the funky …

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Village Puppets

Terrifyingly amazing.

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Evening View – THE Village People

Maybe “party” makes “the” OK. But still.

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Village People Want To Know Y

“We are deeply dismayed by today’s announcement from the YMCA that they feel a name change and a rebranding are in order after 166 years. Some things remain iconic and while we admire the organization for the work they do, we still can’t help but wonder Y.” – Village People, responding the YMCA changing their name to “The Y.” UNRELATED …

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80’s Flashback

Village People, Sex Over The Phone, 1985. After a four album downward spiral that began with 1980’s Can’t Stop The Music, Village People’s ninth and final album scored a moderate hit with this tribute to two new phenomenons, commercial phone sex lines and safe sex. Ray Stephens made his only appearance as lead singer on this album, replacing Ray Simpson …

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Macho, Macho Yanks

The Yankees held their annual hazing of the rookies this weekend, forcing the newbies to dress as the Village People and parade around Boston. I watched it on the news, wondering if there might be a faint hint of homophobia in making the players dress as the most famous gay group of all time, but everybody seemed to be having …

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Village People: The Straight Story

Former Village People frontman and songwriter Victor Willis (seen here during a 2006 drug arrest) is planning a tell-all book about his days with the legendary disco group. Willis, who left the group in 1980, begins his musical comeback attempt on August 31 in Las Vegas, with a worldwide tour to follow the launch of his autobiography in 2008. Willis, …

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