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On Music: Björn Türoque: air guitar legend

David K. Israel
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Malcolm Gladwell, author of Blink and The Tipping Point says, "Björn Türoque is so good that people with real guitars now have contests to see who can do the best imitation of his air guitar imitation."

No joke.

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So let's have "˜em! Enter as many times as you like, so long as each of your spectacularly creative stage-names is in a separate comment. Dan will pick his two favorites and one of you will get a copy of the movie Air Guitar Nation on DVD and the other a copy of his book To Air is Human.

Check out the Air Guitar Nation intro below and watch Björn unleash the full power of his airness. Then check out the exclusive mental_floss interview.

For those who want more Dan Crane, after the jump, check out the TV pilot Sound Bites he's pitching to networks right now, starring those amazing dudes from Flight of the Conchords, as well as some more exclusive Björn Türoque footage.

Air Guitar Nation

Björn Türoque exclusive interview

Sound Bites with the Flight of the Conchords guys

Björn Türoque plays "In the Air Tonight," exclusively for mentalfloss.com

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