TO’s Not Gonna Take It!
We gotta thank Dale Duncan from the eye blog for making our day with this link. “We’re Not Gonna Take It” is an audio art project which mashes up Twisted Sister’s (pictured here) karaoke classic “We’re Not Gonna Take It” with political protests. Members of the public can call in, belt out their complaints and have the song heard by interweb listeners and delivered to the politician(s) of their choice.
One particular rendition of the song by Eileen Finn struck a chord in our hearts. Her song about the narrowness of Toronto’s bike lanes will hopefully make appearances at the next Critical Mass. Especially when it has lines like, “Other cities have bigger bike lanes, they’re like five or six feet wide, I’m not too sure what that is in metres….” and “then they park in the bike lane or open doors in your face and you have to swerve into traffic anyways.” Right on sister!
Extra tidbit: Amos Latteier, the creator of “We’re Not Gonna Take It,” was also co-creator of the Pigeon Condo.