Tag Archives: Metafilter

Best of the Web by ocherdraco

Oh! My! Gawd! Becky! Best of the Web is ocherdraco’s ode to Metafilter, sung over “Baby Got Back” by Sir Mix-a-Lot, the hip-hop anthem for big butts.

Happy [Tenth] Birthday, Metafilter by cortex

Happy [Tenth] Birthday, Metafilter is a bluesy piano pop lovesong to Mefi. There’s an acoustic guitar and cortex harmonizing with himself.

Pandora’s Music Box by Metafilter Orchestra / Karlos the Jackal

Pandora’s Music Box is mellow and atmospheric background music. It’s the result of a collaborative game of Exquisite Corpse amongst Mefi musicians. Each of twenty musicians would listen only to their immediate predecessor’s work, record a new part that meshes with the previous work, and then pass only their own part along to the next musician. It’s eclectic, with a music box, multiple guitars, jaw harp, and various other instruments.

Frog versus Toad by The World Famous

To give the full title, Frog versus Toad (Are Part Of A Zombie Bot Army From The Future) is an upbeat techno song that heavily samples Metafilter Podcast, episode 38. It makes the mods both sinister and goofy.

This is the first time I’ve tagged mathowie on here!

Metafilter’s Down (And So I Hit F5) by cortex

Metafilter’s Down (And So I Hit F5) is an epic and heartfelt rock ballad to a crashed website.

(Of course the site got up again. You’re never gonna keep it down.)

It’s the End of the World as We Know It (And I Feel Fine) by Metafilter Orchestra

It’s the End of the World as We Know It (And I Feel Fine) is a cover of the classic R.E.M. song, as a collaboration involving contributions from over a dozen mefites, carefully edited by goodnewsfortheinsane.


HI I’M ON METAFILTER AND I COULD OVERTHINK A PLATE OF BEANS is a song based on an in-joke that still makes me laugh.

Sgt. Pepper 2.0 by cortex

Sgt. Pepper 2.0 is a Metafilter-centric parody of the Beatles’ “A Day in the Life,” put together by cortex, using lyrics from It’s Raining Florence Henderson.

Note: cortex pronounces “LOL” as “lohl,” not (as I thought) “lawl.”

88 Lines About 44 Mefites by cortex

88 Lines About 44 Mefites is a fun song about the personalities & events of Metafilter, & it’s entertainingly densely annotated.