OK. Has this ever happened to you? You're working out at the Y, zoning out to make the time go faster. Only 55 more minutes of step class left, what can my brain do to make the time pass more quickly? Your mind wanders around and goes AHAAA!
Camper Van Beethoven is a play on words! It's camper van+ludwig van.
I've know of this band for, let's see, 20 years or so.
I'm so dumb.