Wednesday’s Intermezzo: Rock For Barack

We’re just waking up after a long night of watching the results from Super Tuesday roll in. Barack Obama may have split delegates with Hillary Clinton, but he clearly has the support of the anti-establishment rock star crowd. Bright Eyes, M. Ward and members of the Grateful Dead all played benefit concerts for Obama, while Stone Gossard and a few other members of Pearl Jam recorded the cleverly titled Rock Around Barack. Meanwhile, John Mellencamp doesn’t want people to think he’s supporting probable Republican nominee John McCain.

BESIDES BONNAROO, let’s see what’s been happening around the ‘nets:

Finally, we couldn’t help but laugh at LA Weekly’s clever list of 10 Star Wars Toys That Unintentionally Look Like Other Celebrities. The resemblance between General Rieekan and John Kerry is absolutely uncanny.

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3 Responses

  1. From that drug reference article: “They calculated that with Americans aged 15 to 18 listening to 2.4 hours of music daily, they hear 84 musical references to substance use a day and more than 30,000 a year.” Kids these days! I’d prefer it if we went back to the good ol’ days of Rainy Day Women #12 and 35.

  2. I liked Mellencamp better when he was Cougar…this schmuck on wheels can’t tell Johnny Mac what to do. This is our country, motherfucker.

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