"300 years of Pennsylvania history, plus.. Korean Billboard history, plus, TikTok, plus, Colorado history. This is a very historical episode of Time... C... R... I... S... I... Ssss..."



  • Daniel Ralston - music journalist


The Crew talk in depth about Van Halen and Eddie Van Halen's distinctive playing style, including his work on Michael Jackson's "Beat It". They touch on other heavy metal bands before talking about Jolly Rancher candies. Daniel Ralston joins to discuss the state of Pennsylvania and Hershey's products, including the Yuengling Hershey's Chocolate Porter. The Vampire Weekend "Campus" TikTok trend is explained with Ezra breaking down the song's meaning and the tendency of people to misinterpret the band's self-titled album. The episode closes out with a 2008 Top Five and musing on what the Vampire Weekend McDonald's meal would be like.



Fun Facts

This episode was recorded via FaceTime, with none of the hosts in the same room, due to the COVID-19 pandemic.



Top Five

From Billboard

  1. "Dynamite" - BTS
  2. "WAP (feat. Megan Thee Stallion)" - Cardi B
  3. "Holy (feat. Chance the Rapper)" - Justin Bieber
  4. "Laugh Now Cry Later (feat. Lil Durk)" - Drake
  5. "Mood (feat. iann dior)" - 24kGoldn
  1. "Whatever You Like" - T.I.
  2. "So What" - P!nk
  3. "Love Lockdown" - Kanye West
  4. "Disturbia" - Rihanna
  5. "Paper Planes" - M.I.A.

Songs Played

  • "One of Us" - ABBA
  • "Jump" - Van Halen
  • "Eruption" - Van Halen
  • "You Really Got Me" - Van Halen
  • "Beat It" - Michael Jackson
  • "Symphony of Destruction" - Megadeath
  • "Peace Sells" - Megadeath
  • "Suga Mama" - Beyoncé
  • "Colonel Forbin's Ascent (Live)" - Phish
  • "Allentown" - Billy Joel
  • "Campus" - Vampire Weekend
  • "Paper Planes" - M.I.A.
  • "Mood (feat. iann dior)" - 24kGoldn
  • "Disturbia" - Rihanna
  • "Laugh Now Cry Later (feat. Lil Durk)" - Drake
  • "Love Lockdown" - Kanye West
  • "Holy (feat. Chance the Rapper)" - Justin Bieber
  • "So What" - P!nk
  • "WAP (feat. Megan Thee Stallion)" - Cardi B
  • "Whatever You Like" - T.I.
  • "Dynamite" - BTS
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