Bob Ross is rolling over in his grave right now, grabbing a brush, patting his ‘fro, trying to save the world with cool little trees on snowy mountains that have rivers cascading down them while birds fly overhead as the sun is setting.
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Eleven minutes and fifty seconds. That’s how long that video is. Eleven minutes and fifty seconds for the best time of your entire life.
Look at the springs by him at the beginning. Merrill was flying high before he became a “serious” artist. That’s Vince Carter in And1’s type stuff. You go hard to the rim or you don’t go at all and when you get there, you throw that Nerf ball down with authority, the beginning of the video an attempt to bridge the gap that, he feels, exists between artists and sports fans. This is him coming down to meet us on our level. Keep Reading…