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Wednesday, December 5, 2012

Merry Creepy Christmas, from John Travolta & Olivia Newton-John

Posted by on Wed, Dec 5, 2012 at 12:28 PM

There are no words.

Okay, there are some words: How can people with so much money make such a shitty video? Did they use their whole budget on hair dye and makeup for Travolta?

Christmas is ruined.


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Bauhaus I 1
All I see is, "Look how rich we are!"
Posted by Bauhaus I on December 5, 2012 at 12:53 PM · Report this
Simone 2
I can't get his chin beard out of my mind. HELP ME!!!
Posted by Simone on December 5, 2012 at 1:07 PM · Report this
Womyn2me 3
When did John Travolta come out ? Or is this video it?
Posted by Womyn2me http://http:\\ on December 5, 2012 at 1:14 PM · Report this
Remember back in the early/mid-80s when Madonna had that neat contest where anyone could create a video for True Blue, and MTV aired every one of them for 24 hours? This video reminds me of one of those submissions.
Posted by mitten on December 5, 2012 at 1:20 PM · Report this
seandr 5
By golly, now there's a catchy tune!
Posted by seandr on December 5, 2012 at 1:21 PM · Report this
Fnarf 6
It's catchy pop country. I wouldn't listen to it twice but it's not hurting anybody. Travolta's hair and beard, though -- that's painful to look at.
Posted by Fnarf on December 5, 2012 at 1:23 PM · Report this
MarkDallas 7
whole lot of white people...white people dancing badly.
Posted by MarkDallas on December 5, 2012 at 1:25 PM · Report this
When the red shirts came on I actually threw up a little in my mouth.
Posted by wonderdigits on December 5, 2012 at 1:29 PM · Report this
MacCrocodile 9
That was so bad it was boring.
Posted by MacCrocodile on December 5, 2012 at 1:43 PM · Report this
wisepunk 10…

I posted this pic on my facebook and people thought it was me.
Posted by wisepunk on December 5, 2012 at 1:45 PM · Report this
Posted by Ipso Facto on December 5, 2012 at 1:49 PM · Report this
What the fuck is this. This foul shit does not even rise to the level of "catchy country pop", @6, you goddamn subhuman. It's like they started with catchy country pop (which by the way is terrible so don't defend it motherfucker) and edited the lyrics until every line was awkward and non-musical.
Posted by beef rallard on December 5, 2012 at 1:58 PM · Report this
Knat 13
Googling John Travolta's name along with some of the elements from that video produces some results that I'm guessing Kelly Preston would rather people not remember. Of course, the first search suggestion for him on Google is less than coy, so I guess it doesn't matter.
Posted by Knat on December 5, 2012 at 2:06 PM · Report this
Fnarf 14
@12, you hear worse tunes than this three times an hour on any modern country station. It's inoffensive pop cheese. No children or animals were harmed. Get over it. Formulaic lyrics? NO REALLY. Next you'll be telling me that pop singers sometimes use Autotune, or that the pictures in fashion magazines are often Photoshopped.
Posted by Fnarf on December 5, 2012 at 2:35 PM · Report this
I think I'm being possessed by some sort of pop country (poptry?) demons, except for Travolta's scary "hair," they still have some chemistry these days.
Posted by CJWhite on December 5, 2012 at 3:47 PM · Report this
Jason Josephes 16
It took two people to direct this video. To give you some perspective, it only took one guy to direct Schindler's List.
Posted by Jason Josephes on December 5, 2012 at 4:14 PM · Report this
Jason Josephes 17
A few more observations:

1) Why is ONJ driving so slowly?

2) Putting aside any rumors about Travolta's sexuality, he has a wife. Olivia has a husband. Why are they spending Christmas with each other "making love all night" instead?

3) Why does the old man headbutt the old woman at the 1:45 mark?

4) Why did I watch this?

5) No, really. WHY?

6) Remember the last thing these assholes did together?…
Posted by Jason Josephes on December 5, 2012 at 4:21 PM · Report this
The tune is half okay, but the video looks less than when professionals should be able to do....ruined Christmas? Alot of Christians have done that....Travolta and Co. couldn't do 1 billionth of the damage the Catholic Church and Evangelicals have over the last 15 years.
Posted by BarryW on December 5, 2012 at 4:40 PM · Report this
ONJs face makes me really, really, really, really sad.
Posted by apoptotic on December 5, 2012 at 6:51 PM · Report this
rob! 20
Looks like this was filmed at Travolta's Florida home, with parking for five (or so) jets and his own runway:……
Posted by rob! on December 5, 2012 at 7:12 PM · Report this
Oh my god. That is. Oh my god.
Posted by Racing Turtles on December 5, 2012 at 7:58 PM · Report this
Meh. I'm not even sure that this is the worst song that they have ever recorded together.
Posted by SolM on December 5, 2012 at 8:31 PM · Report this
Besides Paul McCartney ruined Christmas forever in 1979 with his sonic vomit of a song.
Posted by SolM on December 5, 2012 at 8:45 PM · Report this
Ipso Facto 24
@23: No way, I didn't know Macca covered a Sonic Vomit song!

Ah, I love Sonic Vomit's early stuff.
Posted by Ipso Facto on December 6, 2012 at 1:42 AM · Report this
Ipso Facto 25
Did Macca cover the Sonic Vomit hit "Queef"? I'll bet that was it.

Such a great Christmas song. Oh, wish I could've been there!
Posted by Ipso Facto on December 6, 2012 at 1:47 AM · Report this
I love the plates on the car: ANTIQUE

Yes guys, you really are - get over yourselves.

BTW - is that Kiwi or shineola that Travolta used to get his hair color?
Posted by frankdawg on December 6, 2012 at 5:22 AM · Report this
Well, I do not like it.
Posted by mr massage on December 6, 2012 at 11:28 AM · Report this
If this had been some kind of home-made youtube video, I would have found it moderately amusing. But for a professionally-produced video with two big-name stars, it was unspeakably bad.

Posted by Clayton on December 7, 2012 at 1:23 PM · Report this
Wandergeist 29
ONJ looks pretty good for a cancer survivor. That was recent, right?

(I liked Sonic Vomit too, but only the stuff with their original drummer)
Posted by Wandergeist on December 7, 2012 at 2:01 PM · Report this
So when the 2nd army guy was left all alone, did he and the cop suddenly decide to become lovers?

#1 YT comment: "my eyes have been raped".
Posted by hifiandrew on December 7, 2012 at 5:51 PM · Report this

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