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The new couple has inspired numerous memes and headlines pondering the nature of their relationship, especially since their conscious coupling appears to have started with a shared joke about Roko’s Basilisk, an AI thought experiment about robots potentially murdering humans.
But one headline caught Weird Al’s eye, and he went full dad joke on it.
Um, what? pic.twitter.com/IlTwbppo3h
— Al Yankovic (@alyankovic) May 10, 2018
We’re assuming the “Um, what?” is in reference to “Weird AI” resembling Weird Al, but he might just be as confused as the rest of us. However, Musk responded to his tweet, claiming that his “a capella cover of ‘Amish Paradise’ is irresistible” and now people are calling for the two (Weird Musk?) to collaborate.
My a capella cover of Amish Paradise is irresistible https://t.co/mBo6aJV42O
— Elon Musk (@elonmusk) May 10, 2018
So maybe the robots will come for us sooner.
Audra Schroeder is the Daily Dot’s senior entertainment writer, and she focuses on streaming, comedy, and music. Her work has previously appeared in the Austin Chronicle, the Dallas Observer, NPR, ESPN, Bitch, and the Village Voice. She is based in Austin, Texas.