Have you ever wondered how the wattage or “watt” rating for speakers is worked out?... Well wonder no more. Back in the 1970s when amplifiers and speakers were becoming louder and louder (a time when volume knobs could be turned all the way to 11) a professor of audiology named Sebastian Soundstein decided to rate … Continue reading Watts: What Are They? The History Of Speaker Wattage
Today we answer the age old question; how do musicians decide what to call themselves? Fans assume that stage-names are simply nicknames from childhood or possibly some random thought that popped into a musician's head. It was all a mystery... until now. We have inside information that certain Hip-Hop artists used the humble road map … Continue reading Two Turnpikes And A Microphone: How Hip-Hop Musicians Are Embracing Roads And Motorways
This week in the Celebrity Clone Lab it's Josef Fritzl. If you don't already know, he's the clone of Donald Trump's father Fred Trump! Fred Trump was a carpenter and he built twenty homes in Queens, New York by 1926. Seeing this success, the Celebrity Clone Lab took a swab from Fred's tash and cryogenically … Continue reading Celebrity Clone Lab: Fred Trump And Josef Fritzl
I was so excited this week to meet someone called Kim Kardashian. She was surrounded by photographers and reporters but I managed to get an exclusive. I asked her, “Why are you so famous?”. I think she was taken aback as she didn't reply. She was generally very quiet throughout the interview although I did … Continue reading Kim Kardashian: Behind The Fame
Here at Oddball Times, we like to let you the reader in on certain secrets about the entertainment world, namely which celebrities are clones and which are spliced-hybrids. Sometimes however, certain cloned celebs aren't a secret at all, some even parade their similarities in front of the whole world for all to see! Take Post … Continue reading Celebrity Clone Lab: Post Malone And Chabuddy G
Who is that fat, white man? There's pictures of him everywhere He has a swag bag, a beard, and long white hair I've heard he rides flying horned creatures but that's probably a lie They say I have to leave him a mince pie but no one can tell me why They say he comes … Continue reading Who’s That Fat Intruder?
If someone asks you when the best Blues music was made, you'll probably say the 1950s. The best Rock And Roll music? The 1960s. The best Heavy Metal music? The 1970s of course. If someone asks you when the best Electronic Dance Music was made, you'll definitely say the late 1980s and early 1990s. The … Continue reading The Skinny Jeans Effect: Proof That Tight Legwear Restricts Creativity In Music