Death Cab for Cutie Makes the Most Emo Video in History


We're as sensitive as the next unreconstructed emo boy to the cliché of telling introspective indie rockers not to be such pussies, but man, Benjamin Gibbard: The video for his band's prettyish "Grapevine Fires" has to be the most disturbing animation outside of Hentai — and it's about as conducive to feelings of romantic love. We won't spoil it for you, since you might be browsing this site for a trigger to swallow a fistful of prescription meds, but there is a forest fire that encroaches on a suburb, and it does not end as nicely as that season of Weeds you may recall.