Gaga Goes Superhero, MacGowan Gets Teeth
Plus: Mariah Carey's sloppy speech, Kanye feeds the homeless, and more online oddities.
Here are some of the weirdest stories we found on the web this week:
Hello, pearly whites! Pogues singer Shane MacGowan said goodbye to his trademark toothlessness in ’09. Now his infamy will now rely on drunkenness alone. [Daily Mail]
It’s a bird!?! It’s a plane!?! It’s Lady Gaga, the fashion- and sex-obsessed superhero! [E! Online]
A NYC concert-booker hypothesizes that by sporting a beard indie rockers are making profound cultural statements. Residents of Williamsburg, Brooklyn already knew this. [Village Voice]
“Be prepared for music to keep sucking,” DJ Shadow blogged early in the new year. Wait, dude, you make music. [DJ Shadow]
Beyonce spent her New Year’s Eve performing for the violent, reckless offspring of a Libyan dictator. Which means Sasha Fierce is now under investigation by the CIA. [Idolator]