"Call Me, Maybe" Parody Trend Strikes Commack

Two different Commack student groups have made video parodies of this pop song.

Commack students have been caught up in the "Call Me, Maybe" pop song parody crazy. 

Two different groups of Commack students have produced homemade parody videos of the pop song "Call Me, Maybe" by Carly Rae Jepsen. Both Commack varsity baseball team and a Commack Middle School girls' sports team have launched videos of their lipsynchs on You Tube, attracting hundreds of hits. 

Commack varsity baseball's video claims its "a dance after a big playoff win." The Cougars won the Suffolk Class AA League 1 championship this season, and mad ea good run in the playoffs. 

This Internet trend was started by the Harvard University baseball team, " while on a road trip. The video is features minute of funny, choreographed fist-pumping action while the team's traveling on the road. 

Since it's May 6 debut, the original Harvard Baseball cover has received more than 12 million hits. 

Click on the videos above to see both videos created by Commack students. We'll let you decide. 

Sue Hermer June 10, 2012 at 12:52 PM
Can someone explain the gesture the boys are making when they come out of the lockers? Looks offensive to me. I pick the girls' video.
Jimmy Bones June 11, 2012 at 12:25 AM
Did anyone at Patch watch boys video before posting?
CommackMom June 11, 2012 at 03:38 AM
Lewd and crude if you ask me! Sara, could you please explain? Clearly, there is some concern here within the community and you have no comment as to the content (and context) of your posting. As editor, you certainly should defend your article and offer a response.
Matt June 11, 2012 at 01:07 PM
Sue, the boys are imitating how grandpa uses a walker. What did you think? Looks like good kids having fun and blowing off some steam. Relax Commack Mom. some people are just so uptight.
CommackMom June 11, 2012 at 08:57 PM
Matt, not so much concerned about the 'good kids' having fun. I know and YOU know what they are doing! HOWEVER...my gripe is with the lack of response from the editor. This isn't the first time she has ducked out on concerns raised by readers. To me, it shows a complete lack of care toward her audience.
commackhuman September 21, 2012 at 05:39 PM
just wanna say that Sue and CommackMom are completely overreacting. if any of you guys were really into the school you would know that the boys won a huge playoff game against a league rival. just some fun in the locker room for young athletes. get more involved with the school and their athletics before you go bashing it.


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