John Darnielle Has Some Important Thoughts on the Bieber-Paparazzi Scuffle

And because he is a musician by trade, he put them into song. Here is the Mountain Goats mastermind and potential poet laureate’s “Short Song for Justin Bieber and His Paparazzi,” which addresses the swaggy adult’s recent throwdown in London but could really be applied to any celebrity-versus-photographer situation. (Looking at you, Tina Fey guy.) Could also be valuable for anyone clicking on a photograph of a celebrity, or anyone participating in public discourse of any kind. But let’s start with the paparazzi.

John Darnielle Defends Bieber Against Paparazzi