Episode 463: They Shock Elephants, Don't They?

Hello, sweeties. We have a very special treat for you. For those who like Valentine's Day & Science, we give you a musical re-imagenactment of the very uplifting story of Thomas Edison and Topsy the elephant... and by uplifting, I mean, absolutely terrible. - Poppy, the clockwork assistant

02.16.18 playlist:

  • A.C. Newman - Take On Me

  • Jonathan Coulton - Skullcrusher Mountain

  • The Divine Comedy - Funny Peculiar

  • Adam Ant - Stand And Deliver

  • The Men That Will Not Be Blamed For Nothing - This House Is Not Haunted

  • The World/Inferno Friendship Society - Let's Steal Everything

  • Elvis Costello & The Attractions - High Fidelity

  • The English Beat - Tears Of A Clown

  • Oingo Boingo - Weird Science

  • Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark - Electricity

  • Joy Division - Transmission

  • Florence + The Machine - I'm Not Calling You A Liar

  • They Might Be Giants - The Edison Museum

  • Mr. B The Gentleman Rhymer - I Invented Hip Hop

  • Thomas Dolby - I Scare Myself

  • A Band Called Horse - The Haunted Phonogram

  • Stephin Merritt, Kenny Mellman & Bob's Burgers - Electric Love

  • The Smiths - That Joke Isn't Funny Anymore

Logo: David Göbel
Produced by Agony Aunt Studios
Hosted by Emmett Davenport and Lady Attercop
Incidental music: No One Is Watching by DeVotchka
Theme song by Kyle O'Door
This episode is sponsored by Dr. Lumenoskovitch's Eucommian Suit
 

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