TTBOOK: Karaoke March 27, 2010

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Brian Raftery investigated karaoke in Japan and the man who invented it. The Gomers, Madison WI's comedy/experimental music/progressive rock band performs with guest singers in "Rock Star Gomeroke." Bjorn Turmann wrote a Karaoke novel. Jonas Ridderstrale describes the theory behind "Karaoke Capitalism." Monique Skidmore found that young people in Burma use karaoke as a form of political protest. Glen Tilbrook performs a karaoke version of the 1981 hit, "Tempted."



Brian Raftery investigated karaoke in Japan and the man who invented it. The Gomers, Madison WI's comedy/experimental music/progressive rock band performs with guest singers in "Rock Star Gomeroke." Bjorn Turmann wrote a Karaoke novel. Jonas Ridderstrale describes the theory behind "Karaoke Capitalism." Monique Skidmore found that young people in Burma use karaoke as a form of political protest. Glen Tilbrook performs a karaoke version of the 1981 hit, "Tempted."