About "Boom Goes The Dynamite" : Monkey See We visit the birthplace of a surprising Will Smith aside.
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About "Boom Goes The Dynamite"

If you wondered why Will Smith said "Boom goes the dynamite" the other night at the Oscars after he biffed a little bit of his scripted patter, enjoy — or rather, "enjoy" — this much-distributed, but still entertaining, viral video in which a hapless college sportscaster has a very painful buildup to what he's obviously certain is his Great Idea. It's pretty painful, but boy, he's ready for that shot to go in, isn't he?