Supermassive Black Hole (Muse, performed by Vitamin String Quartet)
Bachianas Brasileiras no. 5 for soprano and cello arr. (Alexander Lagoya for Guitar and Orchestra)
Teenage Wasteland (Baba O'Reilly)
Bella's Lullaby, Theme from Twilight (Into the Twilight)
10.10.2010 (was 03.08.2009)
Depending on who you ask, the teenage years are either a wasteland of misery or the best years of your life. For most of us, it's somewhere in between. But what makes the teens such emotional dynamite? One scientist says the teen years exist to grow and organize our huge human brains. In this hour of To the Best of Our Knowledge, the natural history of the teenager. Also, comic Eugene Mirman on growing up weird...and funny.
Laura Miller tells Anne Strainchamps why she thinks Stephanie Meyers' "Twilight" books are such a phenomenal success with young women, even though the lead female character is so lacking in gifts or accomplishments.