“Perform This Way”

Weird Al’s initial stab at a title track for his new album met with resistance from the original “artist”.
Or, as @badbanana put it, “The song Lady Gaga didn’t want you to hear[.]”.

Glorious.
UPDATE:
Here’s Weird Al’s side of the story.
UPDATE 2:
I’d be looking for a new manager if I were Lady Gaga. Looks like Al and Gaga have made up and there will be an actual video after all…!

This Browser Is… So HEAVY!

…Heavy with links! It’s time, folks, for another massive download of Links Of Interest that I’ve managed to pack-ratsave for your enjoyment, so here goes.
Near-zero-G Mentos & Diet Coke! Yay, science!

I’ve run into some funny automated censorship software in the past (the old America’s Army forums had a particularly aggressive one, so much so that there was constant talk of “making bad rearumptions” and “rearaulting the base”), but I didn’t realize that it was a well-known phenomenon known as The Clbuttic Mistake. It’s entirely juvenile of me, I know, but I can’t help laughing at phrases like “President Abraham Lincoln was buttbuttinated by an armed buttailant after a life devoted to the reform of the US consbreastution.” (See also: Medireview and Swear Filters.) I wonder if frak slips by anyone’s filters?
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