Star Wars/Gotye parody video proves how unhip I am

Sometimes you need to be cool to understand good parody videos

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When the following video started to go viral on YouTube, I kind of ignored it - even though it's got a Star Wars theme, I didn't really know the video it was parodying, Gotye's "Somebody That I Used to Know". But when a lot of people began commenting how good the parody was, I couldn't not pay attention to it.

For those of you who are as tragically unhip as I am, here's the original music video so you can compare to see how good a job these guys really did:

Next up: I tackle all of those LMFAO parody videos.

Keith Shaw rounds up the best in geek video in his ITworld.tv blog. Follow Keith on Twitter at @shawkeith. For the latest IT news, analysis and how-tos, follow ITworld on Twitter, Facebook, and Google+.

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