John Postal

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Music video for "John Postal"
Juan (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, a comic book by David Cowles.
  • In the comic book the character's name is Juan. John Flansburgh clarified via a YouTube comment: "the way this song came out, John seemed more INTENSE."
  • The video is inspired by Steven Spielberg's first feature film Duel, in which a freight truck menacingly follows a salesman driving a car.

Song Themes

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


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