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    Sep 29, 2015

    29 Hilarious Fake Literary Band Names

    System of a Watership Down. Thanks to #BandBooksWeek on Twitter.

    On Tuesday afternoon, The Scofield started a Twitter game with the hashtag #BandBooksWeek in honor of Banned Books Week.

    Banning books is for assholes. So let's turn #BannedBooksWeek into #BandBooksWeek, i.e. The Color Deep Purple

    People quickly came up with their own punny literary band names:

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    #BandBooksWeek R.E.M.embrance of Things Past

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    A Clash of Kings of Leon #BandBooksWeek

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    Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Green Day #BandBooksWeek

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    The Who Is Afraid of Virginia Woolf #BandBooksWeek

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    Interview with the Vampire Weekend #bandbooksweek

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    He's Just Not That Into U2 #BandBooksWeek

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    A Feast for Counting Crows #bandbooksweek

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    The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wu-Tang #bandbooksweek

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    Good Charlotte's Web #BandBooksWeek

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    No Country for Old Men Without Hats #BandBooksWeek

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    Valley of the Goo Goo Dolls #bandbooksweek

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    The Secret Life of BeeGees #bandbooksweek

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    #BandBooksWeek Pale Arcade Fire

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    The Girl With the Pearl Jam Earring #BandBooksWeek

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    The Perks Of Being The Wallflowers #BandBooksWeek

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    The Curious Case of Breaking Benjamin Button #BandBooksWeek

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    Courtney Love in the Time of Cholera #BandBooksWeek

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    Wolf in the White Van Halen #BandBooksWeek

    Well played, Twitter.

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