Macaulay Culkin Is In A Pizza-Themed Velvet Underground Cover Band Called The Pizza Underground

Really, though.

1. This is The Pizza Underground.

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2. This is thespian and artist Macaulay Culkin.

(And also Matt Colbourn, Phoebe Kreutz, Deenah Vollmer, and Austin Kilham.)

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3. So far The Underground only have one recording — a medley of VU and VU-related songs “recorded live at Macaulay Culkin’s house.”

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4. The covers are faithful, if ramshackle, with one important exception: now all the lyrics are about pizza.

“I’m begininnnnng to eaaaat the sliiiice.”

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5. They’ve only played a show or two around New York, including one at famed anti-folk stomping ground Sidewalk Cafe.

From the review:

“With one of the five members on guitar and the rest of the band on forms of percussion (including pizza box – clean), the sunglasses-adorned band belted out a medley of VU material…”

Emphasis mine.

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6. This is what band practice in Macaulay Culkin’s living room looks like.

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7. Important hospitality rider info if you’re considering booking the band:

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8. In summation: “Macaulay Culkin: child actor”

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9. “Macaulay Culkin: percussion/kazoo/vocals

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