Dept of Bizarre Gigs

Apparently, Ani diFranco did an impromptu set yesterday…at the Wall Street Journal newsroom. Gawker has the bizarro details of the lefty, anti-corporate folk singer’s performance, which apparently was given to editorial staff “right before deadline”:

DiFranco played a song about Barack Obama! Also, something off her newest album….It’s not clear how large DiFranco’s audience was or where, exactly, her performance took place, but newsroom staff could hear it.

As WSJ business reporter Mary Pilon Twittered, “Ani DiFranco at the wsj right now. Weird time to be a biz reporter.”

Which…um, yes.

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Megan Garber is an assistant editor at the Nieman Journalism Lab at Harvard University. She was formerly a CJR staff writer.