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Fun with Band Math


The McSweeney's thinking chair.
  • The McSweeney's thinking chair.

McSweeney's has yet again proven their ability to answer the perennial questions that probably no one would have ever asked in this short piece entitled “Band Math.”

What mathematical operations were performed, you might find yourself wondering, in order for Jerry Garcia and company to arrive at The Grateful Dead? Answer: Weezer - Air Supply = Grateful Dead.

How about Deadmau5, the Yeah Yeah Yeahs, and Iron Maiden? Find out.

Always clever, often ridiculous, Jonathan San at McSweeney’s has the answers.


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