It’s no lie that I tend to find the fickle nature of YouTube clips and their battles with copyright law to be terribly annoying. I can’t stand that any music video that falls under ownership of the Universal Music Group cannot be embedded, and the same goes for the trailers and clips of anything owned by Disney. This explains the disappearance of Shmathan’s favorite clip on parenticide, which was surreptitiously removed from YouTube on account of copyright infringement, but that doesn’t make it any less annoying. Or confusing, for that matter. I personally would rather not want to claim any credit for such an embarrassingly ridiculous clip, but that’s just me.
Anyways, it’s with a heavy heart that I must today announce that the Powder Blue clips have been taken down from YouTube. Yes, the glistening gems that inspired much camp glee have been taken from us. I’d like to think all my ridiculous ranting and raving in some way preserved some of the train-wreckery that graced this blog, but I can’t help but feel like there’s now a Powder-Blue-shaped hole in my heart. Of course, these clips cannot compare to the glorious Godawfulness that is watching Powder Blue in its entirety, but that doesn’t mean I’m not going to put my cranky pants on over this situation. Sure, I cannot claim to understand the finer nuances of the legal matters behind this indecency, but I can Photoshop up some indignation with the best of them: