Because I'm grumpy today, I'm just going to come out and say it: I hope this irritating Harlem Shake business is finally coming to an end. But while it's making its last death-rattle-y appearances in places like "Saturday Night Live" (sorry, JT—even when you're leading it, I can't get behind it), take a moment to look at this stand-alone example of how a Harlem Shake video should be done.

As we (and many other people) have pointed out, this new-wave Harlem Shake thing isn't the actual, authentic Harlem Shake dance, which has been around for literally decades. But NYC radio station Power 105.1 found a way to combine the two. And it's awesome.

Behold: Harlem Shaking to (an amazing remix of) Baauer's "Harlem Shake."

OK. We know. There's a new dance meme in town. It's called the Harlem Shake. We're talking about it. Are you happy now?

Here's the thing: The "flail around with a bunch of people (or puppies!) in rando costumes to that Baauer song" version of the Harlem Shake is all well and good. But let's get real for a minute.

It's not the original Harlem Shake.

The original Harlem Shake has been around since 1981, people. It's awesome. It's fun. It is, ahem, A REAL DANCE MOVE. And it looks something like this:

That is all.

[end grumpy rant]

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