... to mangle a couple of holiday tunes and drop a few local band names
Blame Rock River Communications -- and hipster Jeff Daniel -- for those cheesy store-branded music compilations
B-movie actors, pop culture purveyors, and internationally minded folkies.
Who really played behind Vince Guaraldi on the soundtrack to A Charlie Brown Christmas?
Korla Pandit and the secret museum of mankind
Verbal Prankster Mal Sharpe and his partner, Jim Coyle, bushwacked San Francisco in the early '60s, posing absurd man-in-the street questions to the unsuspecting. Taping the encounters, the dup invented a shtick that was part comedy, part performance art