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What is The Thing? There's only one way to find out and it costs a dollar per person (seventy five cents for kids!) Also, you could look it up on Wikipedia but that's CHEATING!

This was a really fascinating couple of weeks for's going to be hard for me to process it all, but it helped me realize or reinforce a lot of what is special about this thing that we're doing. Thank you so much to all of the people who came out and let me know what it is about this community that matters to them. It's easy to get caught up in the simple metrics like views or subscribers, but knowing that we can have a real and positive impact on individual people is so wonderful and lovely and rewarding. I'm so so pleased to be a part of this.

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Crowd: Good morning John, it's Friday!

(Tour vlog montage)

Hank Green: Would anybody like a breakfast burrito?
There's a thing here. I don't know what it is.
Is it cheaper for bands?
Oh, it's outside. 

Katherine Green: Well, you gotta follow the footsteps. 

Hank: Is this the Thing? 

Andrew Huang: No.

Hank: Okay.

Paul DeGeorge: Hank, I don't think you can broadcast what the Thing is.

Hank: It'll just be a reaction video to the Thing. Do you like this?

Paul: I'm into this.

Joe DeGeorge: I like the Thing.

Hank: Made in Constantinople! Or was it Istanbul? 
Okay another door, now we're in another person's yard. There's another shed! Is the Thing in here? Oh, I think the Thing is in here. Is this the Thing?

Paul: Here lies the Thing.

Joe: Mystery of the desert,

Hank: Oh! Ooh!

Everyone: Woaaahh!

Katherine: Oh no!

Everyone: Woah-oah-o

Katherine: Seriously? What is that?

Hank: Uhh.

Katherine: Is that real?

Hank: There aren't any informational placards about it at all. 

Joe: Well, it's here, so it's real.

Hank: Right, it does exist. 

Katherine: It is real. It exists.

Joe: And I'm looking at the Thing.

Hank: My curiosity is unsatisfied. Some things aren't meant to be known, like, for example, I guess, The Thing.

(Tour montage)

(Andrew jumps and makes a noise)

Hank: We got a melted Hershey bar. Just, like, make a little hole, suck it all out.

Paul: Wanna try?

Andrew: Nope

(Tour montage)

Hank: We have regrets. It's been uphill for a long time.

(Tour montage)

Hank: Oh, last show is over. There's a ladder here. I don't know where it goes; I'm gonna try to go up. I don't feel like risking it. Nope. There's cool lighting up here. It's not built for people with my disposition. This was really fun. So many great shows, so many great people. (Sighs) I really like our community. John, I'll see you on Tuesday.