The Many Uses For The Vuvuzela, Soundtrack Of The 2010 World Cup
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1. It's Twitter fodder.
Like we needed another account to follow. Oh wait, we do. Follow the zzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzs on Twitter!
2. It's a great way to tie in American pop culture and the World Cup. If Dave Henson from BBC Radio 5 Live didn't make this Fifa "week in review" song to the tune of Rihanna's "Umbrella," would Americans even know what was going on in the world of soccer? (via the New York Times)
3. It's a versatile musical instrument.
According to our sister publication LA Weekly,
Musician Pedro Espi-Sanchis was so impressed with the possibilities of the humble instrument that he tuned several of them to different notes and trained a "Vuvuzela Orchestra," which played the World Cup anthem backing an opera singer:
4. It's another way to perpetuate the Hilter/Downfall meme into eternity, among other things.
God knows Comedy Central needed another fad to create more lame jokes.