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This ‘Seinfeld’ meets ‘Legend of Zelda’ Vine is the only art we have left

The Zelda box is gold, Jerry! Gold!


Jay Hathaway

Internet Culture

Posted on Mar 28, 2016   Updated on May 27, 2021, 12:56 am CDT

What is art? A flawed imitation of nature? Autobiography? A political statement? “Stillness in the midst of chaos?” 

All possibly true at one time, but it’s 2016: Nowadays, art is defined as “a Vine of the theme from Legend of Zelda: The Ocarina of Time played on the bass synth from Seinfeld.” Get used to it.

This Vine about nothing is truly a product of our time: two disparate pieces of ’90s nostalgia smushed together on a very 2010s video platform. Is it parody of older millennials’ rampant ’90s fetish? Is it a sincere tribute to a time when you could play N64 after school until your parents switched over to a Seinfeld rerun at dinner? 

Or maybe, as a wise man once said, there’s nothing to get.

Update: The original creator of the remix, Max Petrosky, emailed to let us know he uploaded “Legend of Seinfeld” to YouTube back in 2010. The Vine version going around is just a ripoff—which is, unfortunately, another huge part of Vine culture.

Anyway, credit where credit is due. Here’s Max’s original, longer remix, which has aged extremely well:  

H/T Andy Baio | Photo via Synamax/YouTube

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*First Published: Mar 28, 2016, 1:22 pm CDT