Folk Yeah!

by Vanessa

The music video begins rather innocently: two pretty girls, a tall blonde with a guitar and a petite brunette with a ukulele, smile sweetly and sing an ode to blossoming romance. “And like can lead to like-like/And like-like can lead to looove,” they coo. “Sure as the stars above/I’d really like to fuck you, fuck you, fuck you.” Oh! But that’s as raunchy as it gets; the comedy folk duo, who go by the name Garfunkel & Oates, drop F-bombs and bon mots about life and love without shedding so much as a sweat- er vest. In their sardonic songs, Riki Lindhome (Garfunkel, left, 30) and Kate Micucci (Oates, 29) often poke fun at the pitfalls of dating, like one-night stands, “douche-bag- gy guys,” and third wheels (“It’s fi nally you and me and me and you/Just us…and your friend Steve”). “We get a lot of material from crazy dates,” admits Micucci. Read more.

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