Eurovision is a song competition about which I knew nothing before I met my European wife. And that’s not hugely surprising, since almost nothing that vies for victory in Eurovision ever makes it over to this side of the pond…and perhaps rightly so, since a lot of it is kind of generic. On the count of being generic, I suppose I would probably say that Russia’s entry this year at least avoids that. But at the same time, the fact that this pack of warbling octogenarians took second place and hundreds more points than some entries that were actually decent, makes me think this may be one of the most successful Eurovision trollings by any country ever.
But you be the judge:(more…)