Track of the Day: “Monster In My Pants”

In a Slack chat today among Atlantic staffers reminiscing about their favorite Nickelodeon shows from ’80s, Jennie wrote:

My fondest memory of my Nickelodeon watching is the time they played the video for “Monster” by Fred Schneider from the B52s. Nick Rocks was supposed to show cute, child-friendly videos (like the Cars video in this commercial). I guess they thought “Monster” was child-friendly because … it featured a dancing, animated penis and women wearing giant plastic naked butts and the refrain, “There’s a monster in my pants and he does a nasty dance”?

track-of-the-day-bugHave a track to recommend, and one whose music video was released during the past two weeks? Email us at hello@theatlantic.com with the subject line “Track of the Day.” If we post yours, you’ll get a free annual subscription to The Atlantic.

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