Neil Gaiman is creepy, but not a doll
November 18, 2008 8:50 PM   Subscribe

Neil Gaiman helps Jonathan Coulton perform the song "Creepy Doll." [slyt]

Sure, it's not Bike Hero, but still pretty awesome if you like Coulton or Gaiman.
posted by Caduceus (14 comments total) 9 users marked this as a favorite
That's awesome. Love that song.

Can we please have Zombie Asimov for Chiron Beta Prime next time?
posted by Kickstart70 at 9:24 PM on November 18, 2008

I love Jonathan Coulton. He's playing here in Boston on Friday, but I'm going to this instead. I still haven't been able to convince myself that I made the right decision, even though he plays here (fairly) regularly.
posted by danb at 9:28 PM on November 18, 2008

That was full of win :)
posted by DiscourseMarker at 9:45 PM on November 18, 2008

I went and saw John Hodgman read, with Jonathan Coulton, along with Sean Nelson and John Roderick. It was one hyperliterate indie rock evening.

My friends videos of the night are here.
posted by mrzarquon at 9:48 PM on November 18, 2008

A relatively recent article from Ars Technica on Jonathan Coulton, for those a little lost.
posted by stavrosthewonderchicken at 10:17 PM on November 18, 2008

Danb, you're so wrong, I'm not even angry at you, I just feel sad.
posted by Horace Rumpole at 5:13 AM on November 19, 2008

Through the miracle that is YouTube, here's the same event from a different (and shakier angle).
posted by grabbingsand at 6:05 AM on November 19, 2008

This was fantastic, as was the cover of TMBG's Birdhouse In Your Soul he did at the Manchester concert. There was a little lyrical flub, but otherwise beautiful.
posted by owtytrof at 7:41 AM on November 19, 2008 [2 favorites]

This song kind of reminds me of Robyn Hitchcock's "My wife and my dead wife".
posted by rageagainsttherobots at 7:58 AM on November 19, 2008

If Gaiman, Coulton and Hodgman ever showed up at the same event, they'd collapse into a coolness singularity.
posted by Halloween Jack at 8:29 AM on November 19, 2008

Horace Rumple: I know, I know. From what I've seen, though, Coulton plays a gig around here about once a year whereas VGL has never come to Boston before. I expect (hope!) that I will have another JoCo concert opportunity.
posted by danb at 3:15 PM on November 19, 2008

Actually, that's a lie about VGL never being in Boston before. But it's still rare!
posted by danb at 8:38 PM on November 19, 2008

This is a fantastic combination of nerdy things I like. Thanks!
posted by graventy at 7:39 AM on November 20, 2008

posted by desuetude at 8:46 PM on November 20, 2008

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