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'Reading Rainbow' Remix Makes LeVar Burton, Books Sound Awesome

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Following up on the auto-tuned hits of Mr. Rogers, Julia Child, and Bob Ross, PBS and remixer John D. Boswell at last give fellow TV educator and Starfleet engineer LeVar Burton a heavily-modified singing voice with "In Your Imagination." Before the established pattern gets you worried: no, LeVar Burton has not died. He is very much alive, wishes y'all a good morning, and, as it turns out, loves maps:

  • August 14, 2012
    Though perhaps less of a childhood television presence than previous remix stars Mister Rogers and Bob Ross--as a kid, I always found her a little frightening, and everything I needed to know about cooking was already on the side of the Pizza Rolls box--Julia Child is nonethele... / Continue →
  • July 26, 2012
    PBS and musician John Boswell continue their series on resurrecting deceased public television hosts as spectral auto-tuned voices with "Happy Little Clouds," a new song built Bob Ross's most enlightening teachings--like how just sort of stabbing your brush at the canvas makes ... / Continue →
  • June 7, 2012
    Symphony of Science's John Boswell, who internet-famously turned Carl Sagan into a popular balladeer with "A Glorious Dawn," has now entered Mister Rogers Neighborhood with his talent at assembling posthumous music performances from of the kindly words of deceased educational i... / Continue →
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