How does one properly honor the dearly departed? You could write a┬ábeautiful poem or a whole book…or you could breakdance, which is what four “Buddhist monks” did in honor of Adam Yauch of the Beastie Boys, who succumbed to cancer two years ago. The awesome display isn’t as random as it might initially seem; Yauch was a practicing Buddhist and worked in support of Tibetan independence. So ch-check it out:

  • Laura Ice

    Amazing! And joyful….

  • RBR

    Great! And thanks for wearing foundation garments!


Emmanuel Hapsis

Emmanuel Hapsis studied creative writing at University of Maryland, College Park and went on to receive his MFA in the field from California College of the Arts. After a few years of odd jobs, he landed at KQED, where he worked his way up from an intern to being the lead producer of a literature podcast and then the creator and editor of KQED Pop. In his free time, he teaches yoga and sings his heart out at karaoke.

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