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T-shirt of the week: Disaster Area

A t-shirt commemorating a science fictional band that was the equivalent of a planet-wide migraine.

Disaster Area band shirtFor those of you still nursing a serious New Year's hangover, we give you a t-shirt commemorating a science fictional band that was the equivalent of a planet-wide migraine: Disaster Area.

Those familiar with The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy "trilogy" will recall that Disaster Area's "music" was best enjoyed from the confines of a concrete bunker 37 miles away from the stage, so as to avoid the destructive sonic fallout. This, somehow, made them popular, though one doubts their work was any worse than the latest Britney Spears album. Bunker not included.

About Jay Garmon

Jay Garmon has a vast and terrifying knowledge of all things obscure, obtuse, and irrelevant. One day, he hopes to write science fiction, but for now he'll settle for something stranger — amusing and abusing IT pros. Read his full profile. You can a...

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