“Even a hipster who is pure in heart
and sips craft brews at night
may become a wild-eyed southern boy
when the dirtbag moon is bright.”
And thus, on October 31, 1986, did the Mercury Theater’s broadcast of The War of the Worlds get bumped down to the second most horrifying thing ever to hit the radio waves.
Recommended* listening: 38 Special – Firestarter (from Special Forces, 1982)
Far superior to Prodigy’s cover version, if you ask me.