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Give Grandma Some Pop Rocks

Kelly Conaboy | November 23, 2011 - 2:45 pm

It’s always a delight to take something from your hip, young life, show it to an elderly person, and see what they make of it. I’m pretty sure we all had that listed under our favorite actives on our Facebook profiles at SOME point. “Jogging, watching classic movies, hanging out, and showing old people new things and watching their reaction.” -Everyone, at some point. But boy oh boy, have you ever given one of your grandparents POP ROCKS before? You’d think they maybe would have had pop rocks at this point in their lives. It’s not like Nerd Rope or any other kind of COOL, NEW candy, but as it turns out there are some grandparents out there who have never experienced it. Maybe a whole generation of lovely old people, just WAITING for their chance to have sugar fizz on their tongue. (Which sounds a little gross, but please, relax.) So maybe we should all take the opportunity tomorrow, Thanksgiving, the day that we’re all celebrating no matter who we are, where in the world we live, or what our lives are like, to find all the old people we can and force Pop Rocks in their mouths and videotape it. The results are adorable! Trust me when I say that the results are adorable. Video proof of the adorable results and a list of other things you can expose your elderly to this holiday season after the jump:

  • Skrillex (obviously)
  • Sour Patch Kids
  • Courtney Stodden
  • Planking
  • Community
  • Breaking Bad
  • Bop It
  • Ryan Gosling
  • Any non-classic variation of Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups
  • Bobble-head dolls
  • The fact that MTV no longer plays music videos
  • The MTV show FriendZone
  • Twitter
  • Dip’n Sticks
  • Occupy Wall Street
  • Jimmy Fallon

All wonderful delights that will surely provide some happy, adorable family memories. (Via TheDailyWhat.)