The Best Worst Day Ever
Story by: Bradley Teal Ellis
Recorded: August 2010, New York, NY
Music: Ryan Rumery; with help from Radiohead, The Commodores, and R.E.M.
An unfortunate car accident on the way to a Radiohead concert at Stone Mountain Park, Georgia sets the scene for a life-changing encounter at a Waffle House outside of Athens.
Broadcast January 3, 2011 on KUT-FM's "O'Dark 30" (Austin, TX).
Bradley Teal Ellis is a Brooklyn, NY-based dance artist and improviser. Ryan Rumery is a Brooklyn-based musician and composer. Note: this story assumes some familiarity with two public figures: Thom Yorke, lead singer of Radiohead, and Michael Stipe, lead singer of R.E.M.
Thanks to Bradford Louryk and Emily Kent.