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Big Brother is actually Teenage Son.

Mike Cohen started recording his parents' meddling in 1985, and now those recordings have been given visual flair by animator Rodd Perry in this short. Mike Cohen describes his parents at the top kind of harshly, labeling his dad, "a grumpy old Jew."

They mostly sound like parents trying to get their kid to clean up his room, then getting derailed by an articulate argument for why cleaning represents the family's fear of difference. Just the kind of crap we all pulled on our folks to get out of tossing old magazines! Then they go back and forth about Cohen's time spent in record stores and how his dad hopes he grows up to be a "disc jockey." Spoiler alert: he did.

Sources: Huffington Post