John Postal

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Music video for "John Postal"

song name John Postal
artist They Might Be Giants
releases Dial-A-Song (2018), The Escape Team
year 2018
run time 2:35
sung by John Flansburgh


  • Music video directed by David Cowles.
  • John Postal is a member of The Escape Team, the subject of a comic book by David Cowles.
  • Interestingly, in the comic book, the character's name is given not as John, but as Juan. According to John Flansburgh, "the way this song came out, John seemed more intense."
  • The video is based, at least partially, on Duel, Steven Spielberg's first feature film, about a deadly truck that follows Dennis Weaver.

Song Themes

Altered Voice, Bad English, Cities, Epistolary Songs, Jail And Imprisonment, Music, New York City, People (Imaginary), Sea, Trade Names, Transportation, Weather


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