The Harlem Shake. When we saw this take off, we knew we had to get involved. Click on to check our contribution to yet another bizarre internet meme.

The Harlem Shake meme went pretty big pretty quickly. It’s a mash-up of a couple of bits and pieces from around the darker corners of the internet, and you can get most of the history from its page on Know Your Meme. If you have no idea what we’re talking about and want to watch the Gorilla staff dance badly for under a minute, don’t worry about that stuff, just hit play.

If however, you’re looking to find out more, then this is the full length track

This is the Youtube Channel for Filthy Frank, the guy who did the original video.

This is the Peanuts version of the Harlem Shake.

And this is 49 Harlem Shake videos all at once, courtesy of Gawker.

Lastly, if you’re gonna make your own version, remember to stretch first, and then follow these easy steps from Buzzfeed.

Thanks to Jimmy Reynolds for taking the time to film all of us and editing the clips. The out-takes mean he now has ridiculously effective blackmail material.