Antoine Dodson

  • Blogs

    March 5, 2013

    The 10 Worst Concert Buzzkills

    By: Dave Herrara As vastly different as our tastes are when it comes to music, there's one thing we can all agree on, and that's our distaste for and subsequent amusement/bemusement/resentment with certain individuals who insist on behaving badly at shows. You know who we're talking about. The Talke ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 24, 2012

    Sweet Brown Songs: Everybody's Got Time for That!

    I must be living under a rock, because it was only this weekend that a friend showed me the viral video on YouTube of a woman named Sweet Brown. She escaped an apartment fire and gave an interview to Oklahoma City's KFOR News Channel. With all the charisma of a preacher, she retold her story of how ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 6, 2012

    Bed Intruder Antoine Dodson is Back, Resurrecting the Slow Jam

    ​Yup, Antoine Dodson of ye olde "Bed Intruder Song" fame is back, and he's out to reclaim the lost art form of the slow jam on his song, "Lovesick Lullabye." Featuring another guy big on the Internet, Brent Morgan, it's slick ultra-autotuned fodder, but it's pleasing to the ear and really makes yo ... More >>

  • Culture

    October 20, 2011
  • Blogs

    April 25, 2011

    Antoine Dodson Gets Arrested for Marijuana Possession

    ​According to TMZ, our favorite YouTube sensation Antoine Dodson was arrested in Alabama on Saturday for possessing weed. That's right--weed. He was also arrested for failing to appear on a traffic charge, failing to have insurance and speeding.

  • Blogs

    March 2, 2011

    What is the World Coming to? Viral YouTube Artists Touring and Stopping at the Galaxy

    Nate "Igor" Smith/Village VoiceThe Gregory Brothers​The Auto-Tuned Oscars montage isn't the only proof that Antoine Dodson's 15 minutes are over; the Gregory Brothers ARE ACTUALLY TOURING THE REAL WORLD AND PERFORMING LIVE. Known throughout the Interwebz as the guys behind Auto-Tune the News, they ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 24, 2011

    Antoine Dodson Gets TV Pilot: Run and Tell That!

    ​Antoine Dodson has had his 15 minutes of fame and then some. He received more than 67 million hits on YouTube for "The Bed Intruder" jam, and we're still not over the catchy song that rose to viral fame last summer. Now the bona-fide superstar is taping a reality-show pilot with media compan ... More >>

  • Music

    December 30, 2010

    Hide Your Kids, Hide Your Wife

    But not your WiFi! In 2010, the Internet was the medium by which we all went what the fuck?

  • Blogs

    December 7, 2010

    Ten Most WTF Music Stories of 2010

    ​We twittered, shared and reposted all these stories ad nauseum in 2010--for a good reason. This year, trashy viral videos made more of an impact than the Grammys, and Antoine Dodson was more memorable than Beatles songs finally getting on iTunes. So the line  blurring of talent and fame is m ... More >>

  • Music

    November 4, 2010

    Black Eyed Peas Swat Off Lawsuits

    [Mental Notes] Antoine Dodson beyond the Internet, plus Justin Bieber in comic-book form

  • Blogs

    October 28, 2010

    Antoine Dodson, is For Sale! Why Don't You Own It?

    ​Now that Antoine Dodson is an endorser for the Sex Offender Tracker app, on top of a best-selling Halloween costume (made for dogs and humans!), on top of a milkshake named after him at Millions of Milkshakes and an iTunes charttopper, he's hoping to be a spokesperson against assault in the black ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 22, 2010

    Antoine Dodson: A BET Appearance, a Costume, and Now a Milkshake!​Now that Antoine Dodson, inadvertent YouTube star, has conquered the BET awards, marketed his likeness as a Halloween costume and bought his family a house so they could move out of the projects, he's conquering Hollywood. Last night, according to WeHo Daily, he launched ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 14, 2010

    Antoine Dodson Sings 'Bed Intruder Song' Live at the BET Awards

    ​You may ask yourself, what's Antoine Dodson up to these days? Have they caught the rapist in Lincoln Park? (No, but he made  enough money from his merch sales to buy a house for his family and go back to school.) Has he guested on the Today show? (Yes.) Is he working on an album? (Possibly.) ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 6, 2010

    You and Memes Against the World: Five Best Halloween Costumes This Year Thanks to the Internet

    ​​Don't know what you're going to be for Halloween? Never fear--the Internet not only has costumes for every viral video ever created, but also instructions on how to make them if you're too poor to buy a costume.1. Bed IntruderYes, Antoine Dodson has parlayed his fame into not only a chart-bust ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 1, 2010

    The Next Antoine Dodson? Meet Diana of Kansas, Singing the 'Backin Up' Song

    ​A store clerk foils a robbery. A witness recaps the fiasco, saying her father taught her well. And viola! You have the next Antoine Dodson Internet meme, care of the Gregory Brothers. To be fair to our homie Antoine, this isn't nearly as good as the "Bed Intruder Song," but see for yourself--you ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 26, 2010

    Hayley Williams Covers Bed Intruder Song

    Andrew Youssef/OC Weekly​We're still not quite over the "Bed Intruder Song" by Antoine Dodson and the Gregory Brothers. A celebrity cover couldn't have been too far off, given the song's massive popularity, but the one by Paramore lead singer Hayley Williams is pretty awesome. Watch it after the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 20, 2010

    Run and Tell That--'Bed Intruder Song' Hit Billboard's Hot 100​Last week, Antoine Dodson's Autotuned remix by the Gregory Brothers surprised us when it hit No. 3 on the iTunes R&B/Soul chart. This week? The "Bed Intruder Song" debuted on the Billboard Hot 100 at No. 89, almost exclusively from download sa ... More >>

  • Music

    August 19, 2010

    Weezer and Antoine Dodson . . .

    [Mental Notes] . . .Top our list of Reasons We Love the Internet

  • Blogs

    August 10, 2010

    Five Best Covers of Antoine Dodson's "Bed Intruder Song," Now No. 3 on iTunes' R&B/Soul Charts

    ​You might notice that this blog is filed under "Before It Gets Old"--well, Antoine Dodson's "Bed Intruder Remix" NEVER gets old. Ask anyone who's seen it (like we have, daily, on repeat, for the past week and a half). Today we discovered that the "Bed Intruder Song feat. the Gregory Brothers and ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 10, 2010

    Free Ticket Tuesdays: Sierra Leone's Refugee All Stars, BLOK and Far East Movement

    Lilledeshan Bose​ This week, we're giving away tickets to shows by performers that aren't household names--but should be. That's five pairs for Sierra Leone's Refugee All Stars and Far East Movement and 10 pairs of tickets to Blok and Railroad to Alaska's show. All you have to do is tell us w ... More >>