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  • Oh yeah, gotta also wonder about that glib “We just wrote something for Moon Unit to say” bullshit: indicates to me that this woman was willing to use family-members as organizational mouthpieces.

    Frank Zappa: Don’t let my music die

  • My high school biology teacher named her son Flash Gordon so I think as long as you don't go the route of Moon Unit, Crystal Meth or Napalm it'll all be swell.

    My Baby, By Any Other Name...

  • No diego, they probably scolded him for naming his children Dweezil, Moon Unit, Ahmet, and Diva Thin Muffin.

    EXTRALIFE – By Scott Johnson - Love this shot of Zappa with his parents

  • Just as Frank Zappa proved himself the classic hippie prankster by naming his children Moon Unit and Dweezil in the 1960's....

    Archive 2006-04-01

  • UNIDENTIFIED FEMALE: It's like Moon Unit and Dweezil and -- no, thank you.

    CNN Transcript Apr 19, 2006

  • It's a trend that may have been started by Frank Zappa years ago when he dubbed his offspring Moon Unit and Dweezil.

    CNN Transcript Nov 30, 2004

  • Dweezil has been an MTV VJ, had a TV show with sis Moon Unit and a cooking show with ex-girlfriend Lisa Loeb.

    Spinner

  • Frank Zappa was known not only for the unusual names he gave is children -- Moon Unit, Ahmet,

    Spinner

  • From Bronx Mowgli to Moon Unit - all the wackiest-named celebrity kids!

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  • We grew up laughing at Frank Zappa for calling his daughter Moon Unit, but today we're naming our kids after remote Himalayan villages and exotic cheeses and it does seem that sometimes when I get someone on stage the younger generation have had their names chosen by their parents picking letters out of a Scrabble bag.

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