- Archive Panic: The man has a giant library of released music.
- Big Lipped Alligator Moment: Some tracks off his older albums are pretty out there, IE, Something More, from Don't Be Scared which is a 3 minute long audio collage of various noises, background chatting, etc. Also, the random keyboard fills from the Fun album.On the song "Catie", also from Fun, Dan casually burps into the microphone.
- Crazy Awesome
- Cult Classic
- The Woobie: If you read about the man's life, you'll be thankful that you have it easier.