Watch The Glee Cast Perform The Arrangement They Ripped Off From…

Last week, a recording surfaced of the cast of Glee performing a slowed-down arrangement of Sir Mix-A-Lot's 90s classic "Baby Got Back." As it turned out, their arrangement of the tune had more than a liiiittle bit in common with an earlier arrangement by well-known geeky songwriter Jonathan Coulton. In fact, the … » 1/25/13 12:05am 1/25/13 12:05am

Glee Egregiously Rips Off Jonathan Coulton

Glee made its name on enthusiastic unoriginality. The hit TV show, in which high school teens sing syrupy-sweet covers of famous pop tunes, has never really relied on new musical material. But the cover arrangements on the show are often very original—smart, interesting reharmonizations and mash-ups that often make… » 1/18/13 2:00pm 1/18/13 2:00pm

Who Wants to Tell the Metal-Etching Laser It's Singing Portal's "Still…

If Portal taught me anything, it's that any machine possessing even the most rudimentary degree of artificial intelligence is a potential threat, so I think I'll just sit back and quietly enjoy the Automated Laser Corporation 20 watt fiber laser's rendition of Jonathan Coulton's "Still Alive".

Reader Chris… » 3/19/12 12:00pm 3/19/12 12:00pm

Kotaku Presents Two New Tracks from Jonathan Coulton's Upcoming Album…

It's our singular honor to be the first to present two live cuts from the massively talented, massively bearded troubadour Jonathan Coulton's upcoming album "Artificial Heart". You may know Jonathan from his fan favorite songs "Skullcrusher Mountain", "re: Your Brains", "Code Monkey", or—very likely around these… » 8/15/11 12:00pm 8/15/11 12:00pm

PAX 2008 Concerts - The One-Ups, Freezepop and Jonathan Coulton (I hope)

It's late, I'm tired and the last thing I really want to hear right now is a Theremin solo by Freezepop – but since the other 1800 people in this room can't seem to get enough, they've come back onstage for a two-song encore that'll push Jonathan Coulton back by another half hour at least. I mean I know they're in… » 8/30/08 2:54am 8/30/08 2:54am