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Alicia Keys’ Booty Call, Kings of Leon’s Golf Addiction

Plus: Michael Jackson' giraffes, Lady Gaga's crazy fans, and more Web Weirdness.

SPIN iconBy: SPIN Staff // January 14, 2010

Gaga super fans use a bathtub, laundry basket, and bubble wrap to recreate Lady Gaga’s wild “Bad Romance” video. Their title: “Badder Romance”! [YouTube]

Why just eat slaughtered baby calves when you can dance around in veal shoes, like Mika? [The Sun]

Which is creepier: Charles Barkley as Alicia Keys, or the soul songstress booty-calling Andy Samberg’s nerdiest character yet? [Daily Swarm]

After a decade as New York indie rock icons, Blonde Redhead realize that the only way they can get any cooler is via Dungeons & Dragons. [Playlist]

Iron Maiden drummer Nicko McBrain opens a Miami BBQ joint themed on metal music, because nothing goes with Baby Back Ribs quite like ruptured eardrums. [Rock N Roll Ribs]

San Diego Chargers running back LaDainian Tomlinson teams up with Flosstradamus — to dance! [YouTube]

Giving in to the temptation that is plaid pants, Kings of Leon put their new album on hold to play more golf. [The Sun]

UK design company Gemstone Creative is selling a diamond-encrusted mosaic of Jay-Z for a cool $1 million, proving that even in a global economic meltdown there still need to be rich assholes. [Missinfo]

Two of Michael Jackson’s prized giraffes, JJ & Rambo, die suddenly while under new care in Arizona. Jackson’s physician, Conrad Murray, has yet to issue a statement. [TMZ]