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Lady GaGa Straps One On, Bob Dylan Goes Vagrant

Plus: Britney's bid for president, Freddie Mercury's award-winning 'stache, and more of the week's strangest headlines.

By: Ray Padgett // August 20, 2009

Here’s some of the strangest music news to hit the Internet this week:

Katy Perry claims Lady GaGa wears a strap-on. And she knows… how? [Daily Mirror]

Before his death, Michael Jackson was plotting to create a giant robot of himself to roam the Las Vegas desert — with lasers! [MTV]

A bikini-clad Britney Spears tells Letterman 10 reasons why she should be President…. Sarah Paiin as her Secretary of Crazy? [CBS]

Jason Mraz demonstrates his ninja skills in a new episode of his online series. Forget hiya, Mraz has another approach: Skibiddy, bop, whaaaahh. [YouTube]

According to a British poll, Freddie Mercury had the best mustache ever. Hipsters worldwide shudder in shame. [Telegraph]

French artist “Invader” has arranged thousands of Rubik’s cubes to recreate classic album covers. We always suspected Jim Morrison was a square [Creative Review]

New Jersey police mistake a lost and wandering Bob Dylan for a vagrant. No worries — he’s already at work on a protest song about the incident. [Associated Press]

A teaser for Weird Al’s new video was going really well … until a whale ate him. [Current]