* 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.
* TheOtherDarrin: Inverted in the musical when Billie Joe filled in for, and eventually replaced, Tony Vincent as St. Jimmy.
* SpecialGuest: Kathleen Hanna (of Music/BikiniKill and Le Tigre) sings the opening to "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.
** 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.