Planet of the (Amazingly Funky) Apes


It’s going to be a busy day here at Topless Robot, so let’s kick things off with this high-energy video from director/editor Brad Hasse that shows off the dance moves of your favorite Planet of the Apes characters. (Particularly Doctor Zaius, who does a badass moonwalk). Enjoy it, then ponder if the clip is actually suggesting that revivalist disco will eventually be the cause of Earth’s demise. (Via Boing Boing

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Chris Cummins is a pop culture writer and Archie comics historian who has contributed to The Robot's Voice, Den of Geek US, Philebrity, Geekadelphia, Uproxx, and Unicorn Booty. He is the co-producer and co-host of Nerd Nite Philadelphia, and is regularly involved in producing and hosting New York Super Week events. In 2014, Chris began Sci-Fi Explosion, a mix of live performance, trivia and funny clips celebrating the weirdest in science fiction that regularly travels around the United States. He wrote the introductions to the compilations Archie's Favorite Comics From The Vault and (with Paul Castiglia) Archie's Favorite High School Stories. You can find Chris on Twitter at @bionicbigfoot and @scifiexplosion.