This morning I was researching Rolling Stone journalist Rob Sheffield's Turn Around, Bright Eyes, a new memoir about how karaoke helped him get over the death of his wife. (It's something of a sequel to his popular memoir Love Is a Mixtape.)

It was an easy hop from there to this amazingly over-the-top clip of Bonnie Tyler and Kareen Antonn singing "Total Eclipse" in French.

And then it's on to an impressionist performing it in the style of other popular vocalists:

And that has been my morning.

Rob Sheffield is reading tomorrow, August 14, at Powell's City of Books, 1005 W Burnside, 7:30 pm