04.26.10

Boobquake 2010: The 6 Best Protest Videos

An Iranian cleric is blaming immodest women for causing earthquakes—so protesters are taking to the streets and to YouTube to bare their cleavage and prove otherwise. WATCH VIDEO of the liveliest protest since the Boston Tea Party.

Boobquake Founder Jen McCreight Speaks Out

After Iranian cleric Hojatoleslam Kazem Sedighi said that “[m]any women who do not dress modestly lead young men astray, corrupt their chastity and spread adultery in society, which increases earthquakes,” Purdue University student Jen McCreight took to her blog and to Facebook with a modest proposal: “Sedighi claims that not dressing modestly causes earthquakes. If so, we should be able to test this claim scientifically…Time for a Boobquake.” Here, she talks about what inspired her to start the liveliest protest since the Boston Tea Party.

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Indiana Rocks Out

Protesters in West Lafayette, Indiana, the epicenter of the Boobquake, weren’t afraid to risk a little seismic payback at their rally.

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Seismologist: Cleavage Doesn’t Cause Quakes

D.C.’s local Fox affiliate went down to Dupont Circle, home of one of the Boobquake 2010 rallies, where reporters found a seismologist to state the obvious: Boobs don’t cause earthquakes.

Boobquake: The Musical

Songwriter Eva Moon paid tribute to the movement not just by showing a little skin, but also by penning a song to go along with it. What rhymes with “Ayatollah?” Watch to find out.

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Boobquake Is Not for Porn

“This is not for the sake of giving any minors here on YouTube material for, you know, personal gratification,” this Boobquake protester assures viewers. “I want everyone to understand that this is an act of defiance. This is a political act.”

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And Then There’s This!

YouTube parody maven iCrazybitchtv had her own unique take on the, uh, movement. Rattlebombs away!

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