The video for Donald Glover's single off his EP out next month is making the rounds as of today -- check out the pop-culture laced rhymes of "Freaks and Geeks" above. (Lyrics are NSFW, so you know.) He's also just announced a string of national tourdates for the IAmDonald tour.
The excellent documentary Lemmy, about Motorhead frontman Lemmy Kilmister is out now on DVD, and I believe you'll find our interviews from last year's South by Southwest film festival with Lemmy and filmmakers Greg Olliver and Wes Orshoski in the (packed) bonus section!
Kurt Andersen was one of the co-founders of SPY, the satirical magazine that ran on and off from 1986 to 1998: now you can find every issue of the magazine digitized on Google Books for your perusal. Go! Enjoy!
Catch storyteller Mike Daisey at the Berkeley Repertory Theater in two plays, now through the end of February. The Agony and Ecstasy of Steve Jobs has the monologist talking about "how the CEO of Apple and his obsessions profoundly shape our everyday lives", and in The Last Cargo Cult, "Daisey visits a remote island in the South Pacific whose inhabitants worship America and its goods." See clips from The Last Cargo Cult on Daisey's YouTube channel.
Donwill of hiphop group Tanya Morgan recently released a very cool concept album and series of videos based on the movie High Fidelity, with Donwill assuming the character of "Don Cusack". Check out the video for Laura's Song, from Don Cusack in High Fidelity, above.
Patton Oswalt's book Zombie Spaceship Wasteland, a very funny collection of essays, is out as of yesterday (check out the admiring words from more of our past guests including Sarah Silverman, John Hodgman, Sarah Vowell and Judd Apatow).
Comic, writer and producer Dana Gould teams up with Marty Krofft (believe it, both past TSOYA guests!) on a movie based on the 70s kids show Sigmund and the Sea Monsters. Krofft is also recreating more of your childhood memories with an H.R. Pufnstuf film.