Karaoke 2.0

Looking for cheap home entertainment? New karaoke sites cater to closet exhibitionists

Illustration by John Ueland for TIME

Congratulations, Mr. President-elect. And best of luck averting Depression 2.0! In the meantime, forgive me for reaching for the panic button: with unemployment expected to move into the double digits, I'm looking for a way to survive until you get us out of this mess. So here's what I'm thinking, and please do not tell my wife: I'm planning on turning my basement into a full-service karaoke bar.

Everyone knows karaoke is huge internationally. It's getting bigger in the U.S., thanks in part to the popularity of video games like Guitar Hero and Rock Band. Which means that my home karaoke...

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