THE DAY WILL come when Americans will be allowed to hop on the Eurovision bandwagon, an annual music contest that makes even the most conservative of Europeans squeal with delight. It’s certainly been an isolated competition from the start, but now with streaming video and illegal downloading, anyone in the world can enjoy the show. I’m not sure exactly how the contestants are solicited, but this compilation of strange singers and bands that have participated in the past makes me want to get in on the action as soon as possible.

How did the Pirate Song from Latvia not win?

The Eurovision Song Contest semi-finals begins today. Click here for more details.