Girl Talk Tells How He Protects His Computer From Puking Girls And Pools Of Sweat

Girl Talk, the hugely popular musician known for his mashups, spent years working the day shift in a biomedical engineering lab and flying off to perform concerts on the weekends.

We caught up with the artist, whose real name is Gregg Gillis, at a recent music festival on Governors Island in New York City. He told us how his engineering background informed his music, and how he protects his equipment from overzealous fans.


Produced By: Kamelia Angelova and Simone Foxman

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