I didn’t know who Erlend and Steinjo were. My brother just insisted that I watch a video by these guys a few weeks ago. It was this one here:
I watched, confused.
What forces were at play here? Was there some subtext I was missing on my first viewing? Is it a video shown to people before they die? Is it a Norwegian satire of stupid American culture? Was this Europe’s answer to Tim and Eric? Why were they lifting a piece of wood?
Those questions stuck with me until after the Thanksgiving holiday. After that ill-fated bird became energy and then ultimately waste, I took to google and searched for more by erlend and steinjo. Here’s what I learned.
They’re apparently very popular over there.
I don’t know why they were lifting that piece of wood.