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Web Weirdness: John Mayer vs. Kanye West, and More

Mayer issues a sex challenge, grandparents review Animal Collective, and more!

Kate Thuma // March 13, 2009

John Mayer has challenged Kanye West’s 808s and Heartbreak by singing over a hip-hop beat on his new track, which features the lyric: “I like sex / And I’m good at it.” What’s next? Mayer’s ex, Jennifer Aniston, finds a personality? [YouTube]

Grandma and Grandpa know best — especially when it comes to critiquing Animal Collective. Their verdict: “I’m starting to get a headache.” []

The theme song to Thomas the Tank Engine mashed up with Lil Wayne? We always knew he’d be a great babysitter. Next up: Sesame Street with Master P. [Urlesque]

MTV’s new safe-sex ads warn that if you shag Madonna, you’re also getting it on with Dennis Rodman, David Lee Roth, and Vanilla Ice all at once. Mission accomplished, MTV. []

Phil Collins is quitting music to focus on his obsession with the history of the Alamo. Seriously, who let the drummer talk?[]

Math nerds and music geeks attempt to convert the first 10,000 digits of pi to music. Rush frontman Geddy Lee leads the effort. []