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Macaulay Culkin’s Pizza Underground plays NY show

Macaulay Culkin’s Pizza Underground plays NY show

'TAKE A BITE OF THE WILD SLICE:' Macaulay Culkin, made famous in "Home Alone," has a new band and it's delicious. Photo: Associated Press

Former child star Macaulay Culkin stunned fans in New York on Friday by performing a bizarre pizza-themed concert as the frontman of his new Velvet Underground tribute band.

The “Home Alone” star recently released a demo tape with his new act, The Pizza Underground, featuring the cheesy covers “I’m Waiting for Delivery Man” and “Take a Bite of the Wild Slice,” and they played their first show at a bar in Brooklyn this weekend.

The actor, who also performed a solo during the eight-minute set, was later seen with his bandmates handing out pizza to the bemused crowd.

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An Indian school boy eats a midday meal provided free at a government school in Hyderabad, India, Thursday, Sept. 5, 2013. India has offered free midday school meals since the 1960s in an effort to persuade poor parents to send their children to school, a program that reaches some 120 million children. The country now plans to subsidize wheat, rice and cereals for some 800 million people under a $20 billion scheme to cut malnutrition and ease poverty.

The famous "ice bucket" challenge is inspiring thousands of Indians to follow suit, but with a twist - they are replacing ice with rice to help the country's hungry people.