During the three months that LA Weekly writer Jeff Weiss was researching and interviewing for this week's cover story, We're Jerkin', filmmakers Jeff Cowan and Henry Choi were trailing him, recording the scene and the interviews, putting the focus on the dance moves and sounds impossible to capture in still photography and words.

Don't believe the hype? Go to YouTube now and search on “jerkin.” Actually, you don't have to. Click here to peruse any of the 35,000+ clips uploaded in the past eight months.

LA Weekly