Awesome Sauce Music Friday

Awesome Sauce Music Friday! Roller Coaster Gamma Ray Ride Edition

Awesome Sauce Music Friday! Roller Coaster Gamma Ray Ride Edition

Earlier this week some exciting news ripped through the astronomical community. A possible gamma ray burst was detected super close to us, in the Andromeda Galaxy. This was a big deal because it would have been the closest such event we’ve ever witnessed. I say would have because it turned out to all be a mistake. Le sigh. But that’s not going to keep us from using the opportunity to l... »

Awesome Sauce Music Friday! Call Up Jennifer Walters, Attorney-at-Law Edition

Awesome Sauce Music Friday! Call Up Jennifer Walters, Attorney-at-Law Edition

Yay! It’s Friday! Whomp whomp! You may have heard by now what screenwriter David S. Goyer (of Man of Steel fame) said about She-Hulk. If you’re in the dark, basically he said that the only appeal of the Jennifer Walters alter ego was a sex object. He said that She-Hulk only existed to have sex with the Hulk. Which is bananas because anyone who knows anything about comic books (which th... »

Awesome Sauce Music Friday! Summer of Loving Edition

Awesome Sauce Music Friday! Summer of Loving Edition

Ahhhhh…it’s Friday. My finals are over. It’s time to jam. It’s been a pretty exciting few days for supporters of marriage equality. In the past week both Arkansas and Idaho struck down their gay marriage bans. In law school, my primary area of research was the status of same-sex couples across the United States. For a while, state marriage bans were falling like dominoes an... »

Awesome Sauce Music Friday! Hauting Churches at Night Edition

Awesome Sauce Music Friday! Hauting Churches at Night Edition

Happy Friday, everyone! Time to rock. We’ve featured music from Australian musical comedy group The Axis of Awesome. As their name suggests, they are awesome. They are probably most famous for their song Four Chords, which hilariously mocks the similarity of pop songs. In this week’s song, though, they mock religion. Specifically, the Holy Trinity and how nobody knows what the heck the... »

Awesome Sauce Music Friday! It’s a Process, Not an Ideology Edition

Awesome Sauce Music Friday! It’s a Process, Not an Ideology Edition

Do you love science? Since you’re here, probably. And if that’s true, then you’re really going love this week’s edition of Awesome Sauce Music Friday. Hank Green is a musician and Internet personality of Vlog Brothers fame. He has an album coming out, and this week’s featured song is the first single. It’s called “I Love Science.” Well…the clea... »

Awesome Sauce Music Friday! Waves of Fire Edition

Awesome Sauce Music Friday! Waves of Fire Edition

This week’s edition of Awesome Sauce Music Friday is a little different than usual. Instead of a song about science, we’re featuring music as science! This is a video of something called a Pyro Board, and it’s visually stunning. According to NPR: Physics explainer Derek Muller found one in Denmark, built by a team of science demonstrators who call themselves Fysikshow. At the sta... »

Awesome Sauce Music Friday! They Contain the History of Life Edition

Awesome Sauce Music Friday! They Contain the History of Life Edition

Howdy! Are you ready for your weekly dose of nerdy music? Well, you better get ready, ’cause it’s happening! This week’s song comes to use from Tom McFadden as part of his masters thesis on the impact of music in science education.The song, a parody of LMFAO’s “Party Rock Anthem,” covers the California 7th grade standards on Earth & life history. There is al... »

Awesome Sauce Music Friday! You’re a Good Kid but You’re Misunderstood Edition

Awesome Sauce Music Friday! You’re a Good Kid but You’re Misunderstood Edition

Hello! It’s Friday, so it’s time to get into that weekend mood. This week’s selection is from an artist I’d never heard of before, but she’s utterly delightful. Her name is Allie Goertz, aka Cossbysweater. She sings quiet folk music about very nerdy pop culture topics, like D&D and The Simpsons. The song I chose is about Sam from the short-lived television show Fr... »

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