An Eyewitness Account of the Twerking World Record : The New Yorker

“ARE YOU HERE FOR THE TWERKING?”

Around noon on Wednesday, as the nation watched Ted Cruz wrap up his twenty-one-hour filibuster, New Yorkers in and around Herald Square watched a crowd gather for an attempt to set the world record for Most People Twerking Simultaneously. Cruz needed to talk for two more hours to break the filibuster record set, in 1957, by Strom Thurmond; the Herald Square twerkers needed two hundred and fifty people, engaged in two minutes of continuous twerking, to make it into the Guinness Book of Records…

An Eyewitness Account of the Twerking World Record : The New Yorker.

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