Postmodern Jukebox continues to churn out a wide array of popular songs reimagined in unexpected genres. We’ve heard their slow-jam take on the Duck Tales theme song, their 1940s jazz version of Britney Spears’ “Womanizer,” and their New Orleans-style makeover of Guns ‘N Roses’ “Sweet Child o’ Mine.”
Here, Karen Marie lends her powerful vocals to a vintage soul cover of Radiohead’s “Creep,” replacing the brooding angst of the original with a renditon fit for Motown.
TODAY IN SLATE
The Ebola Story
How our minds build narratives out of disaster.
The Budget Disaster That Completely Sabotaged the WHO’s Response to Ebola
PowerPoint Is the Worst, and Now It’s the Latest Way to Hack Into Your Computer
The Shooting Tragedies That Forged Canada’s Gun Politics
A Highly Unscientific Ranking of Crazy-Old German Beers
Welcome to 13th Grade!
Some high schools are offering a fifth year. That’s a great idea.
The Actual World
“Mount Thoreau” and the naming of things in the wilderness.