Few would deny the impact Rock ‘n’ Roll music — and all that it entailed and symbolized — made on latter 20th century western culture. In acknowledging its impact, however, we propose you then must pay due respect to the gentleman as responsible as any for inventing and popularizing the form (and again, all it entailed and symbolized); Richard “Little Richard” Penniman (PeekYou profile here).
Andrew W.K. (PeekYou profile here) is, as Conan O’Brien says in the above embedded clip, a renaissance man. A composer, producer, singer, and famously zealous performer of music, he’s also a motivational speaker, television host, all-purpose pop culture talking head, and soon to be published author.
On Christmas Eve 1966, local New York City TV station, WPIX (PeekYou workplace search here), began a holiday tradition which was immediately embraced and adored by locals, and has in the many decades since been duplicated numerous times; The Yule Log. In the above embedded YouTube playlist, a sampling of the largely self-explanatory — if possibly unusual to the uninitiated — program is provided.
In an effort to, apparently, have some fun and spread some holiday cheer, a man who goes on the Internet by the name Serge the Car Hauler (PeekYou profile here) committed the memorable act documented in the above embedded video.