History Trivia / AmericanIdiot

21st Nov '16 7:28:54 PM missmoon
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* ApprovalOfGod: A theater group in Pennsylvania staged an all-black cast of the musical and incorporating the Black Lives Matter movement, citing that the lyrics deeply resonated with them. Billie Joe [[http://www.nytimes.com/2016/10/16/arts/music/billie-joe-armstrong-revolution-radio-ordinary-world.html?_r=0 stated]] that he loved the re-interpretation.
21st Nov '16 7:26:04 PM missmoon
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* UnintentionalPeriodPiece: The title track captures a lot of the despair many young left-wingers felt at the seeming invincibility of the Republicans and UsefulNotes/GeorgeWBush in the '00s.

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* UnintentionalPeriodPiece: The title track captures a lot of the despair many young left-wingers felt at the seeming invincibility of the Republicans and UsefulNotes/GeorgeWBush in the '00s.'00s.
** ValuesResonance: After the surprise election of Donald Trump in 2016, many people found that the album resonated again with the despair felt towards the overtly racist and discriminatory campaign Trump ran on.
24th Mar '16 6:50:01 AM Prfnoff
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* TheOtherDarrin: Inverted in the musical when Billie Joe filled in for, and eventually replaced, Tony Vincent as St. Jimmy.
24th Mar '16 6:49:20 AM Prfnoff
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* SpecialGuest: Kathleen Hanna (of Music/BikiniKill and Le Tigre) sings the opening to "Letterbomb."
22nd Mar '16 9:09:31 PM Prfnoff
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* HeyItsThatGuy:
** The music video for "Wake Me Up When September Ends" stars Jaime Bell and Evan Rachel Wood.
** The video for "Jesus of Suburbia" has Lou Taylor Pucci and Kelli Garner from ''Thumbsucker'' as Jesus and Whatsername (Garner reprised the role for the unreleased video of Whatsername).
** The musical has John Gallagher Jr. from ''Theatre/SpringAwakening'' as Johnny/Jesus and Tony Vincent from ''Theatre/WeWillRockYou'' as St. Jimmy. Inverted when Billie Joe filled in for (and eventually replaced) Vincent as Jimmy. Davey Havok from Music/{{AFI}} also filled in for Billie Joe once.
* HeyItsThatVoice: Kathleen Hanna (of Music/BikiniKill and Le Tigre) sings the opening to "Letterbomb"
4th Jan '16 2:52:51 PM nombretomado
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** The musical has John Gallagher Jr. from ''SpringAwakening'' as Johnny/Jesus and Tony Vincent from ''Theatre/WeWillRockYou'' as St. Jimmy. Inverted when Billie Joe filled in for (and eventually replaced) Vincent as Jimmy. Davey Havok from Music/{{AFI}} also filled in for Billie Joe once.

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** The musical has John Gallagher Jr. from ''SpringAwakening'' ''Theatre/SpringAwakening'' as Johnny/Jesus and Tony Vincent from ''Theatre/WeWillRockYou'' as St. Jimmy. Inverted when Billie Joe filled in for (and eventually replaced) Vincent as Jimmy. Davey Havok from Music/{{AFI}} also filled in for Billie Joe once.
10th Nov '15 12:15:33 AM DavidDelony
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* HeyItsThatVoice: Kathleen Hanna (of Music/BikiniKill and Le Tigre) sings the opening to "Letterbomb"

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* HeyItsThatVoice: Kathleen Hanna (of Music/BikiniKill and Le Tigre) sings the opening to "Letterbomb""Letterbomb"
* UnintentionalPeriodPiece: The title track captures a lot of the despair many young left-wingers felt at the seeming invincibility of the Republicans and UsefulNotes/GeorgeWBush in the '00s.
25th May '13 1:48:24 PM JIKTV
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25th May '13 1:47:27 PM JIKTV
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** The musical has John Gallagher Jr. from ''SpringAwakening'' as Johnny/Jesus and Tony Vincent from ''WeWillRockYou'' as St. Jimmy. Inverted when Billie Joe filled in for (and eventually replaced) Vincent as Jimmy. Davey Havok from [[AFI]] also filled in for Billie Joe once.

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** The musical has John Gallagher Jr. from ''SpringAwakening'' as Johnny/Jesus and Tony Vincent from ''WeWillRockYou'' ''Theatre/WeWillRockYou'' as St. Jimmy. Inverted when Billie Joe filled in for (and eventually replaced) Vincent as Jimmy. Davey Havok from [[AFI]] Music/{{AFI}} also filled in for Billie Joe once.
12th Jun '12 7:33:51 AM Infernorhythm
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** The musical has John Gallagher Jr. from ''SpringAwakening'' as Johnny/Jesus and Tony Vincent from ''WeWillRockYou'' as St. Jimmy. Inverted when Billie Joe filled in for (and eventually replaced) Vincent as Jimmy.

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** The musical has John Gallagher Jr. from ''SpringAwakening'' as Johnny/Jesus and Tony Vincent from ''WeWillRockYou'' as St. Jimmy. Inverted when Billie Joe filled in for (and eventually replaced) Vincent as Jimmy. Davey Havok from [[AFI]] also filled in for Billie Joe once.
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