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This is What Happens When David Lynch Releases a Music Video

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Director David Lynch released a music video today on YouTube for "Crazy Clown Time," the title song from his 2011 album, and it's everything you could possibly hope for and more. The setting is a nighttime backyard barbeque gone noir, featuring a cast of grown-up, crazed versions of classic high school archetypes: there's a manic football player, a beer guzzling frat boy, a topless hippie, even an enraged punk (actually, there are a few of those).

Lynch narrates as they all do meaningless things (or are they meaningless?). For instance: "he poured the beer all over Sally," and "We all ran around the backyard." Here it is, happy deciphering:

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