Stay Calm and Don’t Carry On
Who knew that the 1987 movie Mannequin would inspire a craze in November 2016?
The latest video trend that’s spreading across the country is a freeze-framing act called the “Mannequin Challenge.” The object of this activity is to create a scene and for the participants to stand or pose perfectly still while a video camera pans the scene to capture the moment.
One thing is certain: The “Mannequin Challenge” is substantially better than planking.
While freezing time may seem like a strange diversion from productive activities, there are elements of unity and creativity between the participants. The “Mannequin Challenge,” like social media, is proving to be a fun bridge for bringing people together in entertaining and bonding fashion. There is a feeling of being a part of something bigger through the lens of something positive and lighthearted.
Andrew McCarthy and Kim Cattrall (Mannequin stars) have to think this is pretty co-
(Sorry, I did the “Mannequin Challenge” as I was writing the last sentence)
P.S. Let’s flashback to the original mannequin and that unforgettable song…
Posted on November 8, 2016, in Uncategorized and tagged blogging, entertainment, fun game, James Corden, Late Late Show, Mannequin Challenge, popular culture. Bookmark the permalink. 1 Comment.
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