YouTube's comedy sketch duo Brian Firenzi and Maria Del Carmen provide a clever (and sadly, reasonable) answer to why there are little to no music videos playing on MTV these days.
What is lyric-lapsing? It's a technique the video creators say helps to "achieve the surrealistic feeling of movement," despite taking several hours to get a few seconds of footage. It's astounding.
Oh, and the music's not bad to listen to either.