Cockatiel Lobster!


Spotted by The B-52s their own bad selves! Sha-doo-ba-dop!



  1. Theresa says:

    BANG BANG on the door, baby!!! 😆

  2. Rock on!

  3. JohnnyJohnny says:

    Well, thank you very much, CO! Now I’ll be on YouTube ALL DAY rocking out to big hair and drinkin cocktails!

    I’ll start here, in Idaho.

  4. there goes a toucan!

  5. hee. i love their “About” blurb.

  6. LunaChickFringe says:

    We were at a party. Everybody had…matching towels!

  7. CathyDee says:

    Excellent! I’m just going to have to go into a state of denial about that video being made 32 years ago . . . . . . gad.

  8. phred's mom says:

    Lawzy, those were the days!

  9. wannadance says:

    NOMTOM where is our marigold, i wonder?

  10. kibblenibble says:

    Birds rock!

  11. Ayeesha says:

    Now they need to teach him to say, at the very end, ROCK LOBSTAH!

  12. Yes, I really wanted a ‘ROCK LOBSTAH!!” to follow.

  13. Theresa says:

    Motion in the ocean!

  14. It’s a BIKINI WHALE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  15. When I worked at a pet store right after college, we had a c*ckatiel that we taught to whistle the first bit of the Imperial March from Star Wars. It was hilarious watching people react to him!

  16. JenDeyan says:

    I know. I was waiting for that.

  17. He definitely has the ‘do, even if it’s feathers and not hair.

  18. Baking like potatas, baking in the sun! I LOVE the B-52s and I just made a mix CD for my 4 years old niece-Rock Lobster is now her favourite song. They played a free show here in Montreal last summer, they are still so amazing!

  19. Fird Birfle says:

    — “YOU’re WHAT?????”

    Tiiiiiiiiiin ROOOF,

  20. Fird Birfle says:


  21. Theresa says:

    Glove Slap!

  22. Theresa says:

    My little niece now 5, also loves them. She had a B-52 theme birthday party!

  23. holy crap this is the best website ever

  24. CathyDee says:

    Sorry, Fird Birfle! The date on that video is certainly a typo. No doubt about it.

  25. CO doesn’t usually make me feel so old.

    BTW, fantastic bird!

  26. Theresa says:


    Hop in my Chrysler, it’s as big as a whale, and about to set sail. 😛

  27. Theresa says:

    You mean this?

  28. dubyah1 says:

    I could never understand the lyrics to RL, what with the combination of southern US accents and camp, and now I can see through the magic of the Web and CO, they’re even sillier than I imagined.

  29. dubyah1 says:

    PS, and that’s a *good* thing

  30. Theresa, thanks so much. This reminded me of my misspent youth so much. I loved that album to death and played it so often my parents almost kick me out of our house because of that! Ah, good times! 🙂

  31. Fird Birfle says:

    Ask her to have *another* B-52 themed b’day party, next year, ok?

    — and invite me???


  32. Fird Birfle says:

    harrumph. That’s more like it.

    Still Pouting, but Adorably.

  33. That sounds absolutely adorable.

  34. Related, for the headbangers

  35. LOL, that’s awesome!!

  36. mplsdeb says:

    Those birds are a hoot. My mom has one named Bobby. He wolf whistles, meows like a cat and then says ‘here kitty kity kitty”. If you do something he doesn’t like, he says “stop, dont do that’…he learned after having sat on my moms shoulder while she was on the treadmil and he would pick at a mole on he neck, and she would say ‘stop that, don’t do that’. He uses God’s name…nicely mind you. He calls out “Barry” my mom’s husbands name. He says other stuff too, but I can’t remember.
    They are funny, funny, creatures.

  37. Fird Birfle says:

    funny as cr@p. in a GOOD way.

  38. Shannon says:

    Thanks again, CO. THIS is why I come here EVERY. SINGLE. DAY. For the laffs.

  39. Shannon says:

    OH and I swear I heard a mockingbird singing the Wal-Mart alarm the other day. There’s no accounting for taste, I suppose.