The New Pornographers frontman Carl Newman got all "Whoa, dude" on Twitter this past Sunday (Sept. 14). He explained what the Canadian pop band's name means via a series of tweets that could blow the minds of many a teenage stoner.

While those tweets may come off as little more than La-Z-Boy philosophy, Newman tied the whole thing together beautifully with his last tweet on the subject:

Newman seems to be in good spirits despite the recent departure of drummer Kurt Dahle. Dahle left the band after 15 years, just after the release of the new album 'Brill Bruisers' back in August. Here's the video for one of the new songs, 'War on the East Coast':

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