October 13, 2015


See Blink-182's "What's My Age Again?" Recreated in 'Grand Theft Auto V'

The year was 1999, the month was May, and the show was TRL, which was never referred to by its full name of Total Request Live. A music-box-ish guitar lick kicked in; Mark Hoppus, Tom DeLonge and Travis Barker began jogging, genitals out, socks and sneakers on, through urban America. You were shocked and hooked; you had fallen face-first into Blink-182's world.

The year is 2015; the infinitely vast video game Grand Theft Auto V is frequently used to recreate classic film scenes and music videos. Today it's — you guessed it, and with so little context!—"What's My Age Again?" Award-worthy work, YouTube user icanteven.

If you need more of this specific brand of Internet-ery, and you do, you can go ahead and watch the GTA V version of N.W.A's "Straight Outta Compton."

If you're more on the Blink tip, read our exclusive interview with Tom DeLonge about his ambitious multimedia series, Poet Anderson, and read an excerpt from the first novel, The Dream Walker.