Tonight, if you’re in your 30s.

Via Waylon Lewis
on Apr 18, 2012
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Fun. – We’re Not Young (Yahoo! Parody)

Start a Blog. I know that I’m fat. I’m scared. Maybe I could finally do that yoga class. Ice cream & TV. Words with Friends. Pineapple. Yoga teacher training.

An anthem for you if you’re in your 30s and your friends have babies and all they do is talk about having babies and if you’ve gained weight or s/he is waiting for you to propose and you’ve accomplished less than you thought you would’ve and if you’re settling in love or vocation. Tonight…

Toniiiiiiiggghhhtttt, we’re not young:

The original inspiration:


About Waylon Lewis

Waylon Lewis, founder of elephant magazine, now & host of Walk the Talk Show with Waylon Lewis, is a 1st generation American Buddhist “Dharma Brat." Voted #1 in U.S. on twitter for #green two years running, Changemaker & Eco Ambassador by Treehugger, Green Hero by Discovery’s Planet Green, Best (!) Shameless Self-Promoter at Westword's Web Awards, Prominent Buddhist by Shambhala Sun, & 100 Most Influential People in Health & Fitness 2011 by "Greatist", Waylon is a mediocre climber, lazy yogi, 365-day bicycle commuter & best friend to Redford (his rescue hound). His aim: to bring the good news re: "the mindful life" beyond the choir & to all those who didn't know they gave a care. | His first book, Things I would like to do with You, is now available.


21 Responses to “Tonight, if you’re in your 30s.”

  1. […] until you reach that point, here’s something to lighten up your path to enlightenment (via elephant journal). /* /* TweetShare […]

  2. YogiCrystal says:

    I'll be honest, I laughed 🙂

  3. Jen says:

    depressingly hilarious!

  4. Jamie says:


    I laughed until I remembered 30 something used to be a show with old people.

    Now I’m old people.

  5. Kelly says:

    Wow. I turned 33 last week. I don’t feel this way AT ALL : ) I’m married with two kids, in nursing school and feeling fuckin’ awesome! GO, ME !!! Too bad for you other old gloomy farts. I’m staying young til I’m 150.

  6. Starre Vartan says:

    I'm just so grateful to the people who made this vid. This is the place I go to SO OFTEN. Despite all my successes, it's such a relief to know that there are enough people out there my age who feel this way that I ironically feel much less bummed about it!

  7. Katherine says:

    I'm hedging towards 50, but still love the original song aside from the violence in it… I get the artistic statement of the video, I just prefer less explosiveness. I guess cause I'm old. lol!

    Sooo past the parody, couldn't pay me to go back there!!! :o)

  8. […] know the lyrics” songs (of which I have quite a collection). As fun as it is though, this version is 10 times better. Set the world on fire; burn brighter than the sun (even if you aren’t that young […]

  9. […] to you? Weren’t you the girl who wanted to be… (choose your own adventure here)? Here you are in your 30s and you have become what you most […]

  10. […] things like this always seem to happen to me. I was driving, alone. Singing along loudly to a song I only know the chorus to and making up the words to the other parts (that’s kind of my […]

  11. Dustin says:

    Holy crap I remember this too. I was a child when 30 something came on tv, and thinking it's old people!

  12. […] cool people, or the really desperate people, and as usual you’re right in between, living a safe, fake, boring life. So much for your big getaway […]

  13. Just keep telling yourself that, Kelly. 🙂

  14. Daisy says:

    heck yes me too! talk about some comedy relief.

  15. Val says:

    If you are in your 30's and not feeling like it's an extension of your thirties then somethin' ain't right !

  16. Val says:

    Oh shoot ! I mean "….an extension of your twenties….".

  17. Leah says:

    goodness..glad I'm not the only one feeling like this!

  18. Dave says:

    Not having to deal with all the insecure bs of youth is a blessing. I can't wait until all my hair is gone, my wrinkles tell my lifestory and everybody assum… knows that I was the old man that farted on the bus. And if any of these younguns give any lip, they'll get a caning. And if I get into trouble, I'll just pretend that I don't remember or hear so good. Good times.

  19. Crystina says:

    Hahahaha "gloomy farts!" Hey Kelly, I'm with you! 😀 Always 17 in the Heart and eternal in the Soul.