/// Viral Video: Adorkable/Irksome Indie Actors Sing Cute

January 3, 2012  |  All Things Digital

Why do I simultaneously like and am annoyed by Zooey Deschanel and Joseph Gordon-Levitt? Perhaps their twee names, perhaps their indie acting ticks, perhaps their faux childlike thing, all while being so dang cute. Others must agree, since the video of the pair — who starred in the movie, “500 Days of Summer” — singing Nancy Wilson’s “What Are You Doing New Year’s Eve?” has gotten more than six million views on YouTube since its posting this weekend. Here they are at full power, with a note on it on Deschanel’s hellogiggles site that she bonded with Gordon-Levitt “over a mutual appreciation for Harry Nilsson and Nina Simone.” Hellogiggles? Ironically juxtaposing Harry Nilsson and Nina Simone? A ukelele? Could they be any more hipster? No, they cannot and it works once again:

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Viral Video: Adorkable/Irksome Indie Actors Sing Cute

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