Sometimes we happen upon cliché when we aren’t even looking for it. Jean-Pierre had this experience recently and sent me the following submission:
I was googling something entirely unrelated to belly dance or princess leia; when I found this article with these videos embedded:
The artists combined really cliche tribal belly dance with really cliche Star Wars costumes to create an entirely new original horror 😦
I would hesitate to call belly dancing “cliché,” but it seems these so-called belly dancers are mediocre at best. I also shy away from anything that combines the terms “dance” and “fantasy.” It just never bodes well for those of us who are legit.