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Tuesday, August 16, 2011

Re: Spike Jonze, "Otis," and Fatlip

Posted by Erik Henriksen on Tue, Aug 16, 2011 at 9:59 AM

Following the debut of "Otis," Spike Jonze's video for Jay-Z and Kanye West's Watch the Throne, which you should watch if you haven't already—

—Phillip Mlynar at LA Weekly went and did the "Top Five Spike Jonze Rap Videos That Are Better Than 'Otis'," which, y'know, seems a tiny bit whiny, but any excuse to watch any lineup of Jonze videos is alright by me. Alas, aside from a too-brief mention, he omitted what might be my favorite: "What's Up, Fatlip?", which is best watched as part of a double feature with Jonze's fantastic half-hour documentary on Fatlip:

(Also, somewhat related and worth your time: Sasha Frere-Jones on Watch the Throne.)

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