The year was 2009. Despite the long Iraq war and the looming Second Great Depression, American young people forgot their troubles by kicking off their shoes and swinging their hips to “The Paul Rudd Dance,” named for the popular matinee idol:
Okay, it’s just those girls, but that’s adorable. Those are your girlfriends you wish. The first part of the dance is, of course, the “old prospector,” but the second is owned, at least in the people’s hearts, by P. Rudd Enterprises, LLC. Everybody do the Paul Rudd dance now.