Stephen Colbert’s Dance to Daft Punk is the Best Thing I’ve Seen All Week. ~ Candice Holdorf

Via Candice Holdorf
on Aug 7, 2013
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Jet-lagged. Tired. Complain-y.

That about sums up how I was feeling last night as I crawled into bed, exhausted, but couldn’t sleep. I flipped through the TV channels. Some god-awful, real-life drama show following a court case. News channels that have nothing to report except how awful society is.

Then I landed on Comedy Central. Ahhhh, Stephen Colbert. An electrifying voice of reason in an otherwise mind-numbing world.

He was standing in the center of his complaint: Daft Punk, who had been to appear on his show and play their hit song “Get Lucky,” cancelled at the last minute due to an exclusivity deal with MTV.

He was clearly peeved. He’d been preparing this particular show for weeks and even secured a sponsorship deal with Hyundai based upon a promised appearance of the reclusive electronic duo.

Then Colbert shifted. His complaint transitioned to desire. He wanted to play the “song of the summer” for his audience, with or without Daft Punk.

The result is nothing less than absolute joy.

Actors, TV personalities and politicians joined him in his dance for a celebration that lifted my spirits and turned my complaint into a dance of desire.

Underneath every complaint is a desire. And when we are in our desire, our purest expression of orgasm (aka the life force that births every moment) spills out and we do the world a great service by sharing our love.

So: complaint or dance with desire. The choice is yours.

See Colbert’s Dance here:

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Ed: Sara Crolick



About Candice Holdorf

Candice Holdorf is a writer, performer, sex + life coach and Orgasmic Meditation trainer. She is currently working on her book, “From 6 to 9 and Beyond: Widening the Lens of Feminine Eroticism.” You can pre-order your copy here. She is a writer for elephantjournal and The Good Men Project, as well as a performer and public speaker specializing in desire, sexuality and Orgasmic Meditation. She is also a former yoga teacher and recovering anorexic who has discovered that there is tremendous power inside of hunger. Find out more about Candice on her blog, follow her on Twitter, Facebook and YouTube


15 Responses to “Stephen Colbert’s Dance to Daft Punk is the Best Thing I’ve Seen All Week. ~ Candice Holdorf”

  1. Gerry Ellen says:

    This is absolutely awesome! Thanks for sharing. Love Colbert!!!

  2. Thanks for reading!

  3. krishna says:

    Love that lens you share. Brilliant. I am spreading the joy!

  4. Love Beats Antique!

  5. Spread it baby! Thanks for reading 🙂

  6. kat says:

    Adding dancing on the stairs with Jeff Bridges to my bucket list. Way better than a performance from Daft Punk as much as I love em!

  7. haha! That's a great bucket list item!

  8. Katherine says:

    oh yes. Funny when they released that remix of "Get Lucky" earlier this summer, I had never even heard of Daft Punk, much less the original version of this song.
    Thanks for a great article.

  9. That's what I'm talking about! Colbert ~ we all could use a lot more of you ~ just great!

  10. Sharon says:

    Loved, loved, loved!! this! Thanks so much for sharing

  11. Meghan says:

    If I didn't already have so many kids, I would totally want to have Stephen Colbert's babies. That was great!

  12. @kennita728 says:

    Wow — It looks like Stephen Colbert can get away with pretty much anything, anywhere, with anybody! W00t!!

  13. Joe Sparks says:

    Colbert is reminding us that the point of being alive is to live well, to live fully, and the essence of being human is creativeness, our ability to synthesize new responses, because their is always something better to do than complain.

  14. Holli says:

    Love your post, laughed so hard at Colbert…and think that he stole some of my dance moves!