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Patrick sings ‘Thriller’

3 February, 2011 (14:42) | Uncategorized | No comments

It isn’t like there’s a regular supply of new information about a music video from 2006, so I take what tenuously connected tidbits I can! Today’s comes from popdust and concerns the latest of Patrick’s YouTube videos:
Patrick Stump’s MJ A Cappella: A Welcome Glee Alternative
Posted by Nick Minichino on 02/02/2011 at 1:15 PM
Notes on this [...]

We Can’t Stop Thinking video tidbit

25 August, 2010 (01:54) | Uncategorized | No comments

The website for We Can’t Stop Thinking: The Chicago Idea House has a page about the video, on which it says:
We designed a type treatment for the opening titles of Fall Out Boy’s vampire theme music video at 3am the night before the six and a half minute video premiered on MTV’s TRL.
This info is an [...]

Stuntworks site

20 August, 2010 (02:56) | Uncategorized | No comments

Two updates in one day? What’s the world coming to. The extremely fabulous Stuntworks website ( has a show reel on their front page which includes part of the Sixteen Candles video and behind-the-scenes shots. There’s also a short (but awesome) video of behind-the-scenes work in their ‘gallery’ section.

Books which mention the Sixteen Candles video

19 August, 2010 (19:14) | Uncategorized | No comments

I really am going to do a transcript of the commentary. Eventually. Possibly when time freezes and new hours are added to each day.
Until then, here’s a tiny update! Some books which mention the video which are available:
Don’t Hold Your Breath: Nothing New from Brian Ewing contains a full page print of The Fearless Vampire [...]

Random stuff round-up

8 July, 2010 (16:42) | Uncategorized | No comments

Well, clearly me saying that I was going to update again ’soon’ was a lie, as it’s more than half a year since my last post. Whoops?
Here’s some quasi-related-to-the-video stuff that’s happened since then.
A video from OK!: things Pete Wentz wants to go away in 2010. One of them is ‘vampires’.
Pete tweets: I just got asked [...]

First of several updates, shock!

18 November, 2009 (19:58) | Uncategorized | No comments

So the new Fall Out Boy “Believers Never Die” collection included DVD commentary tracks on all the music videos. I’ll do a big post/page dedicated to the Sixteen Candles commentary (Hyenas! Acting! Orgasm faces!) but for now here’s a quick query based on the video for “The Take Over, The Break’s Over”: Andy asks if [...]

Sunglasses after dark

4 August, 2009 (17:20) | Uncategorized | No comments

The page on the novel Sunglasses After Dark has been updated — the book’s author left a comment with lots of extra information, hurrah! Audience participation is neato-keen. Also see that page for another link between Decaydance and vampires.
The other update to this site is the banner above the menu on the left, which will [...]

Q & A update

14 July, 2009 (01:08) | Uncategorized | No comments

Pete answered a question about the video in his latest update:
Q: Vampires or Werewolves? Oh, by the way, Pete, I love the look in a little less than 16 candles. where did you get the idea?
Posted by: CheyStumpWentz Jul 10, 2009
A: the movie “the lost boys” meets “clockwork orange” meets “blade”- personally i like coyotes [...]

Small updates

22 March, 2009 (21:00) | Uncategorized | No comments

Pete has taken to dedicating ‘A Little Less Sixteen Candles’ to Twilight, with introductions such as “This is a song about Edward Cullen, the bloodsucker”. In the past he’s also been known to say it’s about My Chemical Romance, presumably because they, too, are/were vampires.

In other news, William Beckett — head of the Dandies in [...]

Andy posts about the 20-minute video

12 February, 2009 (22:27) | Uncategorized | No comments

At the FC messageboards, when asked about the 20-minute version, Andy said:
ya know, i cant even remember what the long version was. i dont think we fully finished it all. we were actually talking about this the other day, and brought up that we should just finish it all sometime soon.

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