Bubb Rubb Goes Woo Woo
"You know what I'm sayin', ... the whistles go woo woo!" Says Bubb Rubb. His phrasing is captivating; he's undeniably charismatic: tellin' it like it is on screen in his Raiders headband, or peeling away from the cameraman in his vintage hot rod, whistle tips blaring.
The video clip hits the internet. And then the tribute web sites, music remixes and so on kick in. Bubb has become a minor internet celebrity, an unlikely meme, and a minor folk hero. A search for Bubb Rubb results in 3,720 matches on google, and more than a dozen mp3s that incorporate audio samples from the original TV footage are sprinkled across the net.
The moral of the story has something to do with being on the TV. If you're on the TV, well, dang, you're famous, it seems to be that simple. Woo woo!
Check it out, hit up google for "Bubb Rubb," or visit the slick tribute site at www.bubbrubb.com