That Awkward Moment of the Day: A Homecoming Queen Candidate Wants Nirvana to Record a Greeting for Her

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That Awkward Moment of the Day: A Homecoming Queen Candidate Wants Nirvana to Record a Greeting for Her
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Yesterday, Seattle's famous indie record label received a heartfelt letter from a Virginia Tech student asking if Nirvana, the legendary grunge band that split up in 1994, would be willing to appear in a pep rally video to be shown during Homecoming Week, alongside several other recording artists like Ying Yang Twins, Slightly Stoopid and "three famous NFL stars." According to Sub Pop's Tumblr blog post, the staff members did their best to accommodate by dressing up like Nirvana and recording a response video to be released in coming days.

Mr. Trololo Has Lolled His Last Troll

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Eduard Khil, or "Mr. Trololo" as he was known to millions on the internet, died today of complications following a stroke. He was 77.

Khil enjoyed popularity as a singer in Soviet Russia during the '60s and '70s before stepping down from the public stage in the early '90s. Then, in 2010, Khil achieved the dubious honor of Internet fame after a video of a 1976 televised performance went viral.

Khin replaced the lyrics of the song, titled "I Am Glad, 'Cause I'm Finally Returning Back Home," with alternating "lololols" and "lalalalas" because he was afraid the Soviet government would censor the original lyrics. Which proves that in Soviet Russia, memes make you.