Indie Band Nabs 'Album of the Year,' General Masses in Uproar
Pitting rap veteran Eminem against SoCal pop-rock cutie Katy Perry, egg-lady Lady Gaga, something called Lady Antebellum, and indie rock darlings Arcade Fire, the Grammy's big award for Album of the Year as handed out last night troubled many, and they turned to social media sites to express their outrage. (OMG: Arcade Fire won!)
Peppering their exclamations with plenty of "!!!!!!!" and "?????" (and the occasional "!?!?!?!") along with f-bombs, and a whole mess of homonym confusion (their v. there v. they're), it didn't take long for someone to amass the outbursts into one convenient Tumblr site called "Who is Arcade Fire?"
Accusations ranged from bribery of the academy, to a lack of drugs handy needed to enjoy the band's music. Gaga fans gagged, some wondering how her parcel of chart-topping hits could be defeated. Among those who objected were 80s sex kitten Tawny Kitaen, Dog the Bounty Hunter, and funnylady Rosie O'Donnell, along with a whole bunch of nobodies who clearly don't read LAist. Rock on, everyone.