John Murrell

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And With an Arrest, Trial and Conviction, We Can Make an Album

Sign o’ the times. Making its debut on the Billboard Hot 100 hit list at No. 89–just below Justin Bieber and Young Jeezy, and a spot above Brad Paisley–is an Internet interloper: The “Bed Intruder Song,” the latest in the Auto-Tune the News series from the Gregory Brothers. It is undoubtedly the catchiest song ever adapted from a TV interview of a man who thwarted an attempted rape. The video became an immediate YouTube hit when it was posted a few weeks ago, and hot sales of an expanded version in the iTunes music store propelled the song onto the mainstream charts.