The clip above is from the Kickstarter page for a mobile game called “The Crate Escape: Seamus Unleashed.” The game, amazingly, is exactly what it sounds like. A smartphone/tablet adventure in which the player gets to be the Romney family’s famous-for-getting-strapped-to-the-top-of-the-car pooch. Yes, really. In the game, your goal is to free Seamus from his crate and help him navigate obstacles as he rides atop the Romney’s car.
I want to again stress that this is a real game that is really in the works. It is not a spoof of any sort.
And the newest amazing detail about this game is that the ’80s band, Devo (yes, the guys in funny hats who sang “Whippet” “Whip It”) have recorded a song to accompany the game called “Don’t Roof Rack Me, Bro! (Remember Seamus).” The Washington Post reports that the song is being released later this month to coincide with National Dog Day. The song release will also come just before the Republican National Convention starts.
You can hear a preview of a full version of Devo’s Seamus song on Amazon, here by clicking play, below. It’s amazingly ridiculous in the best way possible.
Again, this is all completely true information.