***This post is NFSW (Not safe for work)
Everyone loves a bike ride with your shirt off and the wind pushing past you as the scenery passes by at your own pace. How about a ride with your pants off, or without your bra or panties or boxers. Some people like it better when they can drop trouser and get a tan where the sun doesn't usually shine. Salt Lake might have been celebrating acceptance and showing a little more flesh than usual, but were certainly not the showiest city in the country.
While we celebrated Pride this weekend Portland was one-upping the freak flag flying. Thousands took part in the annual World Naked Bike Ride. While some people staked their claim for prime gawking privileges, others took to their bikes with private parts freed for all the world to lay eyes upon. However, like many naked activities people participate in, just because people are naked doesn't mean you'll want to look.
Why do they do this? According the official site, the ride, "highlights the vulnerability of cyclists everywhere and decries society’s dependence on pollution-based transport. It’s also a lot of fun and it’s free for all!"
(Note: the following link shows NAKED PEOPLE riding bicycles. If you are sensitive or offended by such material or you're at work don't click the link). That stated, for the voyeurs out there here's where you can go look at the bold, the sometimes beautiful and their bicycles protest naked at 10 MPH for you gas guzzling, world-hating, clothes-lovers via Bike Portland.org's Flickr account.
If you are visiting Seattle June 21st you can see the Freemont Solistice Parade where thousands more go naked, painted or au natural on their bicycles to welcome in warmer climates. For info on that click here.
NSFW...because there are 3 of you who still don't know it stands for "Not Safe For Work", which is exactly what these videos are. Don't way we didn't warn you. These might not even be safe for home and they aren't safe for kids, but they are great songs, weird songs, fun songs and the visuals accompanying them are entertaining to the right audience, so...
DON'T SAY WE DIDN'T WARN YOU!
NSFW Conterder #1: Big Data "Dangerous (feat. Joywave)" NOTE: This video is violent with some sexy stuff at the end. Also, you will be scared of every woman you see jogging after view this video.
NSFW Contender #2: Cherub "Doses and Mimosas" NOTE: This video has naked people. Nudity: boobs and wieners. If you don't want to see those things then don't watch. If you watch and are offended don't whine to us, we made it very clear.
Here is the SAFE FOR WORK version of the Cherub song:
Die Antwoord, might be the greatest invention out of South Africa since the Apartied ended and Mandella was freed, but in a completely different, perhaps absolute opposite way. If you haven't done yourself the favor of watching all their videos, put the kids to sleep and indulge on Youtube. Otherwise, scroll down and get initiated.
Their new album, "Donker Mag" will be released on June 3rd and you can preorder now by clicking here.
1 Dont Fuk Me 2 Ugly Boy 3 Happy Go Sucky Fucky 4 Zars 5 Raging Zef Boner 6 Pompie 7 Cookie Thumper! 8 Girl I Want 2 Eat U 9 Pitbull Terrier 10 Strunk 11 Do Not Fuk Wif Da Kid 12 Rat Trap 666 [ft. DJ Muggs] 13 I Dont Dwank 14 Sex 15 Moon Love 16 Donker Mag
This video for "Pitbull Terrier" is pretty much NSFW, so don't say I didn't warn you.
Since they aren't touring through the SLC here are a list of places your can catch a Greyhound stateside to see Yolandi and Ninja.
5/22 Vancouver, BC 5/23 Quincy, WA 5/24 Eugene, OR 5/25 Portland, OR 5/27 San Francisco, CA 5/29 Los Angeles, CA 5/31 Dallas, TX 6/1 Houston, TX 6/3 Chicago, IL 6/4 Toronto, Ontario 6/6 Montreal, Quebec 6/7 Boston, MA 6/8 Philadelphia, PA 6/10 New York, NY 6/11 Washington, DC 6/12 Charlotte, NC 6/13 Manchester, TN 9/12 Chicago, IL 9/19 Denver, CO