Gregory Ackerman told For Folk’s Sake that his song “‘Dawg’ is a more sarcastic interpretation where I end up literally telling someone not to call me ‘dear’. It’s a lot like the line from Space Jam where Lola Bunny tells Bugs not to call her ‘doll’ while blowing her ears out of her face. Same energy. And I made it into a fun, poppy song to try to convey that energy and sense of sarcasm — you can’t take a song with owl hoots and a triangle too seriously.” The quote comes from For Folk’s Sake, which recently premiered the claymation video for the song.
See it here.