East Side Story

East Side Story

A couple of teen gangs in Thailand did an off-off-off Broadway interpretation of West Side story recently when a Gangnam Style dance showdown led to bullets being fired outside a nightclub in Bangkok.   Seems reasonable.   According to The Guardian, “the younger members of both groups danced provocatively at each other in the manner of top hit Gangnam Style,” which of course can only result in a good old fashioned gun fight.   Also reminiscent of the ennui-suffused gangs in West Side Story, the Thai youths escaped to the streets and raged around, firing over fifty bullets without actually hitting anyone.   I’m still waiting for reports that a Puerto Rican girl ended the violence by mournfully singing until everyone got bored and went...