proud to be a griffin

the boys’ reactions when told to make a joke about millennials

justin: adds a funny specific to a pretty standard stereotype to create a bizarre & delightful mental image of ferrets running wild on an airplane

griffin: just… just, righteous fury. this is his crusade and he cannot believe that it has found him again, on television of all places. he will never know peace until the very concept of thinkpieces has been erased from living memory

travis: uh, they like scarves, that’s cool

Crystal Kingdom - Full Edit
Griffin McElroy
Crystal Kingdom - Full Edit

Pulled from my home inside a cloud,
Lost to the dark I drift alone,
Now I’ve returned beyond the shroud,
Ever to reign upon my throne,
Here in my Crystal Kingdom.

I saw beyond the omniverse,
Far past the places we should see,
But for my vision I was cursed,
Torn from my home and family,
Lost to my Crystal Kingdom.

Saved from the darkness by my child,
Locked in a cage of glass and steel,
But my true love remains in exile,
Beckoning me to break the seal,
Into this Crystal Kingdom.

Kept from our children, lovers, friends,
Subject to laws we did not make,
This is where separation ends,
And souls of the lost will come awake,
Enter this Crystal Kingdom.

  • Craig, trying desperately to appear straight in front of the softball moms: Like I say to the wife before I get into bed, make room for Craig! 'Cause, uh, Craig's here.
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I TALK ABOUT THIS A LOT BUT something i gotta say once again cuz i feel so strongly about it is i think the music is a massive part of why taz is so good. like fucking CRUCIAL to the story and emotion being so effective and memorable. to the listener but also in the story itself its so important like the voidfishs song, johanns music, the crystal kingdom verses, the literal arc Story and Song etc

i think there were sound effects in the battlewagon race and some music but the first time music was really implemented into a scene was……… sloane and hurley.. right……. and it caught me so off guard and made that moment that much more powerful. and that first song (discovery and recovery) is one of the most simple and minimal songs but also still one of the most beautiful??? its the most crushing moment in taz up to that point but i dont know if i wouldve cried if that song didnt play. it creates such a distinct atmosphere like i cant imagine refuge without the rustic old west guitar of roswell/refuge/the diary of sheriff isaac and the cozy + familiar piano of the davy lamp. or lucas’ lab without those vocaloid crystal kingdom verses and sparkling pulsing synths in crystal minuet/the cosmoscope/elevator of tomorrow/zero gravity trash ball etc etc etc. and do i even have to explain the suffering game. like bitch have you heard wonderland round 3 that shit bangs 

more recently the reunion tour monologue and lups best day ever are two moments that i think…. are as powerful as they are because of the music. its become a much bigger component in the later arcs and griffin really didnt spare any opportunity in the finale. theres a lot of killer tracks lemme tell ya

my personal favorite is disrobed + the chalice. they use the same melody but with a completely different sound and energy and theyre both really powerful. and play at such crucial moments!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!both of them give me chills

im really proud of griffin and his garageband/rockband 3 midi keyboard skills the soundtrack really enhanced his storytelling and the audiences experience. all his shit is on soundcloud but also buy it on bandcamp duh