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Power Ballads

Ask Me Another's house musician Jonathan Coulton leads a music parody game at the Bell House in Brooklyn, New York.
Ask Me Another's house musician Jonathan Coulton leads a music parody game at the Bell House in Brooklyn, New York.

It's time to feather your hair, layer on the schmaltz, and pack an extra phone charger: we rewrote classic power ballads to be about things that run on battery power. Ring in to identify what product Jonathan Coulton is singing about and, for a bonus point, name the song or artist he's parodying.

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