''American Idol'' auditioner General Larry Platt becomes a viral sensation
Sixty-three-year-old American Idol auditioner General Larry Platt has become a viral sensation with ”Pants on the Ground.” We grade just a few of the homages making the rounds on the Web.
1. Jimmy Fallon knocked our socks-but not our pants-off with his rendition of Platt’s song, performed à la Neil Young. A
2. Brett Favre led his Vikings teammates in an unexpected ”Pants on the Ground”-inspired cheer after their win over the Dallas Cowboys. B+
3. Alvin, Simon, and Theodore don’t even wear pants, yet they still shriek Platt’s tune. Hmmm. D