For months, you have probably marveled at the mysteries of Ke$ha's hit song 'Tik Tok,' and you've no doubt questioned what it all means. She further befuddled us with her odd 'SNL' performance of the track this weekend. Finally, someone mentally up to the task has interpreted the pop singer's deep, metaphoric lyrics. And that someone is a Pulitzer Prize-winning poet and professor at Princeton University.

It comes as no surprise that he discovered hidden allusions to Shakespeare's 'King Lear.' Unfortunately, there is no discussion on what it means to brush your teeth with a bottle of Jack. Here is Paul Muldoon critiquing Ke$ha's seminal classic, 'Tik Tok.' Take notes, this will be on the final exam.