Welcome to the Madewell Museum of Human Curiosities. I am your tour guide, Jornts. If you are descendant from human, please step through this scanner to cleanse your sub-level hybrid body of its hazardous germs. If you are an alien, here is a complimentary Leopold Scone, made from the blood of a Leopold serpent and the essence of DW-40. Slurp it up with your fifty tongues. We won’t watch.
Today on our tour we will be looking at selections from the Madewell store, a pre-Alien Revolution establishment that sold clothing to young human women, and whose name appears as the 428th lie in the book of Lies Humans Told, as [...]
In addition to the aforementioned International Happiness Day, it is also Extraterrestrial Abduction Day, which makes for some great synergy, when you think about it.
Do you think about aliens a lot? I do. When I was little, I worried that thinking about aliens too much would single me out for abduction. Largely because that seems to be how it worked out for Whitley Strieber, but he no longer believes his experiences were extraterrestrial in nature, he thinks his visits may have been, in a metaphysical sense, from the dead. The dead, talking to the living. But he's not sure.
Is that better, or worse? Would you rather [...]
Good morning! Here's a strange and mildly spooky music video from the dream-pop duo Beach House, who released a new album last month, Bloom, that's currently available for $8.99 on iTunes.
Elsewhere: Little Daylight's clappy, tappy Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeroes remix, "Man on Fire." (Free MP3.)
In an ideal world*, Leap Day would be like a loose balloon, thrillingly untethered from the rest of the calendar. In reality, though, it's a gray Wednesday and everyone's at work, like normal. But NPR has 24 ideas for putting the ap[p]eaL back in Leap Day, including "Listen to 11 great songs about time" and "take advantage of a February sales event — since the sale is lasting longer than usual." NPR, you're perfect.