Princeton Professor Dissects Ke$ha’s Shakespeare References


What happens when Pulitzer Prize–winning poet Paul Muldoon and the EIC of Princeton's humor magazine come together in a room full of books to discuss Ke$ha's "Tik Tok"? Funny things! Not only does Muldoon offer invaluable insight into Ke$ha's King Lear references (the lyric "Oh oh, oh oh" is clearly a nod to Lear's line "No, no, no, no!"), but he admits that the glitter-faced singer has been able to achieve something he has not. "I've tried to be trashy," Muldoon says. "I'm not sure if I have [succeeded]."

[HuffPo via Daily What]