As mentioned in our latest podcast, the Paul and Storm Brigade of Minions is growing every day. Now is the time to join their ranks, ahead of conscription (after which you won’t be able to choose your unit or work details.) Plus, you’ll enjoy all of the benefits that Minionship confers* And what rigorous test [...]
Monthly Archives: September 2008
The ninth episode of our podcast, Paul and Storm Talk About Some Stuff for Five to Ten Minutes (On Average), is now online. In this episode: our imminent defeat, albeit one we can live with; the hometown gig post-mortem, and our appropriateness (or lack thereof) as a “date band;” Storm is not a very good [...]
In his usual faster-than-a-speeding-bullet style, Len has drawn his visual interpretation of our latest song, “The Ballad of Rufus Amos Adams“. He’s done the same for the RiffTones song of the same name. Len is a scary, scary man.
“The Ballad of Rufus Amos Adams“, our submission for the latest round of the Masters of Song Fu songwriting competition is now available. This time around, our task was to write a country ballad called “The Ballad of Rufus Amos Adams”. We went old-timey on this one (there’s more than a little “Amazing Grace” in [...]
Super Dave—guitar player, video instructor of Jonathan Coulton songs, and all-around guy-with-too-much-free-time—has recorded another video guitar lesson, this time of our song "Live". Because the song is so phenomenally awesome, it cannot be contained in a single video, so he’s split the lesson into two parts (Part 1 and Part 2). Thanks, Dave—both for liking [...]
In our most recent podcast, we got into a spirited discussion (think Lincoln/Douglas) about our pajama habits. As promised, we’re opening the matter up to everyone else. Because we are incurably curious, please take part in the following polls regarding your own personal jammies habits. Feel free to elaborate on your answers in the comments [...]
The eighth episode of our podcast, Paul and Storm Talk About Some Stuff for Five to Ten Minutes (On Average), is now online. In this particularly failure-obsessed episode: the difficulty of adapting songs for live shows; disasters, especially where Jimi Hendrix is concerned; worries, fears and bad dreams; and the subject of pajamas proves more [...]
Readable version of the scrolling credits from the "The Way-Too-Early Christmas Song" video. Photos in order of appearance. All are Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike Licensed except for those marked with an asterisk, which are CC Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs Licensed. In most cases the actual name of the photo is different from the titles below, to make it [...]
Spiff, the guy who makes World of Warcraft music videos for so many Jonathan Coulton songs, has pointed his magical computer screen in our direction again. In honor of International Talk Like a Pirate Day,Spiff has made this awesome video for "The Captain’s Wife’s Lament". Visual Interpretation Arrr!
The seventh episode of our podcast, Paul and Storm Talk About Some Stuff for Five to Ten Minutes (On Average), is now online. In this episode: episode naming conventions; bad song ideas; the best damn food in Indy; the advantages to performing in someone’s living room; the ordering about of minions; Paul argues from a [...]