Sometimes you go so deep in the void that is current events that you find joy in a country jingle themed government PSA.
The National Weather Service released a public service announcement advising drivers facing flooded roads to “turn around, don’t drown.” Accompanied by a jaunty country tune, singer Matt Hawk croons about the dangers of driving through floods.
“Don’t risk your life, don’t do it,” Hawk warns, while B-roll of a white pickup truck in various phases of disaster. “You might not make it through it, turn around.”
Yes, most banjo plucking makes most of us want to crawl out of our skin and flee for the sweet, sweet protection of literally any other music genre. But with much regret, we must admit that the NWS created an absolute bop with this one. Read more…