Auto-Tune the News uses real video clips like news broadcasts, viral videos and other talking head content to create funny music videos. Interviewers, celebrities, and politicians alike break into song in these innovative comedy mash-ups.
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OBAMA SINGS KICK ASS SONG?!?!
Obama declares his intent to kick somebody's ass, though determining the specific ass to be kicked may require an executive task force. The aggression of this declaration is made all the more resounding by its delivery as a dark, looming hip hop single. Matt Lauer and Sarah Gregory contribute vocals and interviewing expertise.
BED INTRUDER SONG!!! (now on iTunes)
After Antoine Dodson, a young hero from Huntsville, AL, saves his sister from an attack, he sings an important message both to his community and to the attacker himself. Evan Gregory then proceeds to play a heartfelt cover of the resulting song.
iTunes Version - Bed Intruder Song
Bankers' Song - We Didn't See It Comin
This song, fondly entitled "We Didn't See It Comin", by The Gregory Brothers with some help from various titans of finance, not to mention the FCIC, scrutinizing in the key of B minor.
BACKIN UP SONG!! (now on iTunes
After the plot of 2 armed thieves is foiled by a brave store clerk, Diana of Kansas City excitedly recaps the fiasco in song, extolling the teachings of her father.
At the sight of at least dozens of people flooding onto The National Mall, Jon Stewart, a prominent American rally organizer, launches into a sincere moment of song.
Rent: Too Damn High! Song.
In the future, all political debates will be moderated by a DJ in a spaceship, and the debaters will sing and rap their way to glorious victory. Jimmy McMillan of The Rent Is Too Damn High Party demonstrates this utopian vision with a roaring rendition of his party's eponymous theme.
KANYE VS. BUSH?!
America's most recent ex-president Bush and most famous Kanye settle their longtime beef with repentance, forgiveness, and soothing refrains.
iTunes Version - Backin Up Song
march madness. economic woes. pentagon budget
Interviewers, sportscasters, and vice presidents alike break into song to report important news.
pirates. drugs. gay marriage.
For the second time, pundits and news anchors urgently break into song to deliver the news.
cuba. afghan friendship. 2-party woes.
spa regulation. serbians. sotomayor.
Urgent issues call for equally urgent harmonies, and they are provided by politicians, pundits, and gorillas alike in this chapter of news opera.
lettuce regulation. American blessings.
Michael Jackson. drugs. Palin.
texting. rhyming. pat buchanan fail.
dragons. geese. Michael Vick. (ft. T-Pain)
Nobel. health care. United Nations.
presidents and prime ministers sing in harmony. Love and happiness abounds.
Pure Poppycock. (ft. Joel Madden)
Broadcasters become stars and stars become broadcasters as an ominous hip-hop sample infuses the news of the day. Joel Madden guests as a fictional CBS correspondent. Any resemblance the intentional performers may bear to media personalities living or dead is purely coincidental.
weed. lesbian allegaytions.
The possibility of California marijuana legalization and suggestion of Supreme Court lesbianism inspire rousing choruses from concerned/excited news personalities.
driving. stripping. swinging. (ft. Weezer)
The hallowed inner sanctum of U.S. Government rocks hard with the aid of representatives from the state of =w=.