marcel the shell with shoes on | SIMA

Yesterday, several of my Twitter friends were conversing using strange hashtags like #marcellattheclub and #marcelleatplay. It took me a few minutes to realize they were talking about Marcel, the protagonist from the stop motion video “Marcel the Shell with Shoes On” by Dean Fleischer-Camp and SNL’s Jenny Slate.

Check it out (and make sure your speakers are on):

How can you not love a shell that wears pink sneakers, serves salad to guests from upstate, has a pet dog made of lint and truly likes himself.