R. Kelly improvises beautiful songs based on slightly insulting nonsense phrases given to him by a Rolling Stone reporter who probably thought he was being cute but then presumably realized “oh shit, R. Kelly makes piles of hits because of his astonishing talent.”
Matt and Sarah’s fake band Bird Food has released two more albums. Butter Beard is a twee exploration of eyebrows, corgis, and space wizards. The Creamy Jeans Committee is a gangster rap album about finding redemption on the streets.
This is a teamup of my favorite guys: Elephant Larry and John Hodgman. It’s the first episode of The Lineup, EL’s new web series about some guys who are friends from work. They work as decoys in a police lineup. It is very very funny.