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Sinister ducks [Feb. 24th, 2008|10:37 am]
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This may be old news to the comics fans out there, but it's new news to me: in the 1980s, heavily bearded mad comics genius Alan Moore had a brief musical career, including a song called "The March of the Sinister Ducks". This has since been combined with ropy animation by internet scamps and placed on YouTube.

It's about how sinister ducks are.

Nasty and small, undeserving of life.
DUCKS! DUCKS! Quack quack, quack quack.
They sneer at your hairstyle and sleep with your wife.

It's possible that there's some allegorical reading I'm missing, but I think it's just that Alan Moore doesn't like ducks. It's all rather Tom Lehrer, but whereas Tom Lehrer sounded merely mildly amused by the prospect of poisoning pigeons in the park, Moore sounds genuinely angry with the ducks.