Tuesday, September 8, 2009

They Might be Back at School

Ladies and gentlemen, the sun!

Ask Americans between 30 and 50 to recite the Preamble of the Constitution and they won't be able to do it without this Schoolhouse Rock song running through their heads (especially the chorus, which starts about 45 seconds in).

So, to celebrate the fact kids are starting school again (and the more important fact that we remember things better when dull facts are spruced up with catchy tunes), here's a new slice of book learning from They Might Be Giants (from their new album Here Comes Science) and Boing Boing.

Meanwhile, if you're looking for a blast from the past, I wrote about They Might Be Giants here and here. And here's an older video of theirs that can enlighten you about the sun:

Or if you want to mellow out, try this:

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

A song repudiating the theory of a previous song? Brilliant!

Although now I'm suddenly hungry for pizza and wanting to share it with elephants...