Sometimes, You’ve Just Gotta Dance with a Taxi Driver

We’ve already told you just how magical Daft Punk’s retro-cool song “Get Lucky” is. But it turns out its magic is more potent than even we realized. Apparently it can cause the rare phenomenon known as Spontaneous Street Dancing (SSD).

Irish taxi driver Wayne Karney found that out in person this past weekend. He was tooling around Dublin looking for fares when he stumbled upon a street party. Naturally, “Get Lucky” was blasting. And naturally, “Get Lucky” happens to be his jam.

As Karney started rocking out in his cab, he attracted the attention of party reveler Andrea Pappin (who’s actually spokeswoman for Ireland’s presidency of the European Union!). She boogied on over, pulled the totally game Karney out of his car, and the two of them proceeded to SSD all over the place. Somebody caught the whole thing on film, and a YouTube sensation was born.

Thank you, Wayne Karney, for being such a great sport. Thank you, Andrea Pappin, for being the coolest politician ever. And thank you, YouTubers, for immortalizing one of those moments that renews our faith in humanity:

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