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    • 8.8.14

      King Missile's John S. Hall Is a Sensitive Artist (Who Works at a Law Firm)

      John S. Hall’s Twitter bio says that he “Had a band for a while—King Missile.” That band created the briefly popular song, "Detachable Penis," which made Hall briefly popular. But those days are over, and Hall now spends his days working as an...

    • 10.5.12

      Madness

      Madness is often brushed off as a silly band who is just really gung-ho about their place of residence. But SURPRISE—these guys sing about a lot more than just their crib.

    • 9.11.12

      The Vapors

      The Vapors made a name for themselves with their popular 1980 single "Turning Japanese" and though frontman David Fenton has always denied rumors of the innuendo behind it, the song will probably always be known as a euphemism for self-pleasuring.

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    • 9.10.12

      The Vapors

      The Vapors made a name for themselves with their popular 1980 single "Turning Japanese" and though frontman David Fenton has always denied rumors of the innuendo behind it, the song will probably always be known as a euphemism for self-pleasuring.

    • 8.23.12

      Dexys Midnight Runners

      Sometimes, when I mention "Dexys Midnight Runners," it takes people a good second to realize what the hell I'm talking about until I’m like, "uhh, that ‘Come On Eileen’ band.” Seems kind of unfair, to be honest.