Darrell from EugeneIn the video, the "Jeep" is actually a pre-1971 Ford Bronco. Maybe Alan was too stingy to pay royalties to Chrysler just so he could drive a real Jeep without pixellating the (trademarked) grille out.
Forrest from Los Angeles, CaAlan's wife Denise convinced him to rewrite the ending and include Alan's experience with his own daughters.
"It's the End of the World As We Know It (And I Feel Fine)" was inspired by a dream where Michael Stipe conjured up images of people with the initials L.B.: Lester Bangs, Leonid Breshnev, Lenny Bruce and Leonard Bernstein.