Raffi Sparks Unlikely Twitter Beef Over The New Pornographers' Name

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 AC Newman of The New Pornographers performs during day 2 of FunFunFun Fest at Auditorium Shores on Nov. 8, 2014 in Austin, Texas. 

Canadian indie rockers The New Pornographers have been around since the late ’90s, but children’s entertainer Raffi Cavoukian apparently just discovered the group after the CBC recently shared one of their performances.

Raffi is no fan of the band, however, because he takes offense to the use of the word “porn” in their name. As he noted on Twitter:

The New Pornographers frontman Carl Newman responded to the tweet in dismay, before going off on a series of jokes related to how his 5-year-old son views the situation:

Funny enough, now the words “Raffi” and “pornographer” are inextricably linked on Google.

This article was originally published by Stereogum.