Spacedads Episode 2: Dad Harder
Sarah Jean Alexander begins the happy collection. Representing Baltimore she is in a fine mood. Those unaware of the Super Bowl may not know that the Ravens are the champions of the world. Everyone in Baltimore is proud of the Ravens. Edgar Allen Poe named the team well. Her poor cat gets hurt in her dream. Angry beers are scary. Normally alcoholic beverages are fairly chill thanks to the ‘refrigerated life’. Half-finished candles watch their wax evaporate into wax clouds. Later, many centuries later, the candles will rain down something brutal on the rest of the world. Sarah Jean Alexander is the Sunny Day Real Estate of Alt Lit.
Stephen Tully Dierks runs the Pop Serial game. Chase hits on Stephen. Obviously Stephen is single and oh so ready to mingle. Here Stephen goes through his best bands. The Foo Fighters raised him into a handsome young man. Multiple dimensions are found within his text. Few can comprehend his beautiful work. ‘The Little Mermaid’ is the first movie Stephen saw in a movie theater. Due to ‘The Little Mermaid’ interest in marine biology increased dramatically. Musicians had a huge influence on Stephen’s life. Third Eye Blind told Stephen about the importance of viewing the world in a whole new way. Alexander Seedman states that Stephen Tully Dierks tastes like the 90s. EMO music comes up. Apparently Stephen never knew of Explosions in the Sky until it was too late. Stephen Tully Dierks is the Jawbreaker of Alt Lit.
Heiko Julien arrives with over 40K reads on the internet. This is unusual. Crispin Best’s ‘Nature Poem’ is the first thing that gets some serious attention. People love Crispin Best. 2012 was a good year for Crispin Best. 2013 will be an even bigger year for the Best. Heiko drinks a classy alcoholic beverage. Behind him is a close friend watching him act super cool. Yes Heiko is extremely popular. Behind him is a beautiful background of the sea. A homeless teddy bear is introduced to the chat. Pop Serial gets a shout out from Heiko. His third E-book is read to the beautiful chat room. Sexually attractive wives are mentioned. Humping a memory foam mattress is part of Heiko’s life. As an encore he reads something he didn’t get to read at IRL fest. Heiko Julien is the Blink 182 of Alt Lit.
Steve Roggenbuck crushes it into oblivion. Everybody loves Steve Roggenbuck. Many consider Steve Roggenbuck the ‘Everybody loves Raymond’ of Alt Lit. Rare content is introduced to the chat. ‘Welcome to home. Don’t move anywhere. This is my coat room of owls.’ No one ever heard this poem until this very moment. Obviously sad poetry has to arrive. One of the strangest, saddest poems is read. Strangely no one has ever heard this poem before. Intensity stems from this poem. How anyone could handle it is amazing. Besides this he has ‘excerpts’ that once more resided only on his hard drive. By reading them to the chat Steve ‘ejects’ the poetry out of the USB drive of his mind to the external hard drives. Birds are protected. Nobody wants a scared bird. Angry birds are fun. Scared birds are sad birds. Individually moving birds is part of Steve’s work. Lots of birds are being represented by Steve. Is Steve rebranding to the birds? Steve Roggenbuck is the Dashboard Confessional of Alt Lit.
It ends. How it ends hurts the heart. Who can really say goodbye to these beautiful Alt Lit bros and babes?