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College mascot requests that Nirvana record video for Homecoming ... in 2013

In today’s round of “Oh, sweetie … really?” news, a well-intentioned but seriously sheltered student from Virginia Tech sent a letter to indie label Sub Pop asking if the band Nirvana can record a video for Homecoming. What did you say? Nirvana hasn’t been around for a decade? And lead singer Kurt Cobain committed suicide in 1994? Eh, it’s not like they’re one of the most famous bands of all time or anything, so how could we know? READ FULL STORY

Great moments in lip-synching, from The Beatles to Jennifer Hudson -- VIDEO

There’s a silver lining to yesterday’s whole Beyoncé lip-synching debacle: If Bey did, in fact, mouth the words to the national anthem at Monday’s inauguration, at least she’s in good company.

As Jennifer Lopez noted on The Daily Show last night, basically every major musician has relied on pre-recorded tracks at some point — even giants like The Beatles, Michael Jackson, and Whitney Houston. (Not to mention lesser beings like Ashlee Simpson and Milli Vanilli.) So in honor of the earpiece-removal that scandalized a nation, let’s look back at some of music history’s most memorable lip-synching moments — both famous and infamous.

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Courtney Love apologizes to Frances Bean Cobain on Twitter

All’s fair in Love and Twitter? Frances Bean Cobain didn’t think so when her mother Courtney Love sent out a Twitter screed that accused Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl, 43, of trying to seduce 19-year-old Frances Bean. Suffice it to say, the history between Grohl and his former Nirvana bandmate Kurt Cobain’s family is complicated, and Love has become fairly infamous for her sprawling, trouble-making Internet rants. Regardless, Love’s grunge-heiress daughter was quick to dismiss the tweets and suggested Twitter ban Love.

This weekend, Love tried to make amends with a short-and-sweet tweet: “Bean, sorry I believed the gossip.. Mommy loves you.” READ FULL STORY

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