Apparently, now has a Department of Karaoke, and Slezak is its secretary. Last week, he forwarded me an email announcing that Alanis Morissette is holding a contest on MySpace Karaoke (now through July 13). You press “record” and perform one of four tracks from her new album Flavors of Entanglement (read EW’s B+ review here), then enter to win tickets to an Alanis concert and an autographed microphone. Alanis herself will pick the winner. Funny? Sad? Or Funny-sad? I can’t decide.

BUT, when I went to MySpace Karaoke for “research,” I poked around and stumbled onto Mychael With a Y!!’s awesomely bad rendition of Aerosmith’s “I Don’t Want to Miss a Thing” (pictured). You’ll want to click this link, and stick it out until 1:07. You will not be sorry. I had to call people into my office to listen to it. It was that “good.”

Anyone here use MySpace Karaoke? They’ve got Reba McEntire’s “Fancy” with background vocals, and I’ve got a karaoke birthday party later this month to practice for …