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The Weirdest Beatles Reference Ever

The Beatles are the greatest rock band of all time. Some people say it's the Rolling Stones, but those people just think it sounds cool to be wrong. Being an act that was a legitimate worldwide phenomenon, it's not at all uncommon to find bizarre places that they have inspired homage.

Granted, sometimes it's at the hands of a madman who thinks a band's lyrics are a prophecy instructing him to start a race war that will ultimate end with him being crowned king of the Earth. By the way, hi Charlie if you're reading. Other times it's just indie bands trying to recreate the album cover of Abbey Road. Even video games get in on the act, sometimes in a bizarre way.

Back in the '90s, a console called the Sega CD was an early attempt at the kind of thing that modern PS3s are capable of now. I owned one, as well as a Virtual Boy, because for some reason watching my parents throw money away on gimmicky technology that failed just made me as happy as could possibly be.

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Jef Rouner is a contributing writer who covers politics, pop culture, social justice, video games, and online behavior. He is often a professional annoyance to the ignorant and hurtful.
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