Ear Booker Productions

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Logo capture and video by Eric S.
Logo Editions By Megadeth99

(September 13-December 6, 1997, October 1, 2011)

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WARNING: Do not watch this video if you are prone to epilepsy. This logo has extremely quick flashing.

Nicknames: "The Flashing Words", "DAAAAH! DILALALILILWAWAWAWAWA!!!!", "The Bite Me Logo", "Black-and-White Police Siren on Steroids", "Ear Breaker", "Grayscale Flashing", "Metal Ear Booker"

: On a rapidly flashing black and white background, we see the words "EAR BOOKER PRODUCTIONS" in FF Blur (a blobby version of Helvetica) zooming in, inverting its colors accompanying with the flashing background, and stopping in the center.

Variant: A variant exists in which the logo plays at an slightly slower speed than usual.

FX/SFX: The flashing and zooming.

Music/Sounds: A condensed version of the "Weird Al" Yankovic song "Bite Me". It consists of several synth shattering effects, a cacophony of loud guitars, and Weird Al screaming at the top of his lungs.

Music/Sounds Trivia: "Bite Me" originally appeared at the end of the CD version of Weird Al's album Off the Deep End as a hidden track, designed to scare listeners who forgot to turn the CD off or eject it and thus were unaware that the song was coming after 10 minutes of silence. It is a parody of the Nirvana song "Endless, Nameless", which appeared at the end of their landmark album Nevermind (with its album cover and hit single "Smells Like Teen Spirit" parodied as "Smells Like Nirvana" on the aforementioned Weird Al album) and similarly featured scary-sounding music.

Availability: Seen on The Weird Al Show, which was (meddled by CBS executives to be) meant for children. It made a surprise reappearance on "Weird Al" Yankovic Live!: The Alpocalypse Tour, in which this is where the slowed down variant appears.

Editor's Note: This logo has a reputation as one of the scariest logos on television due to the flashing lights and cacophonous music. As mentioned above, the music was originally created to scare people (albeit as a joke), and the flashing lights added to that. It is quite effective in that regard, though some will find it funny for that reason. The slowed down version might help a little bit, but not by much since the flashing is still pretty fast, and the difference is not even that noticeable anyways.