Daylight Video

75 years ago today, Orson Welles broadcast his panic-inducing radio version of War of the Worlds on CBS. Many listeners tuned in late, missing the disclaimer that the broadcast was fiction.

So let’s do some music today about illusions. Here’s the Beatles from the White Album with “Glass Onion.”

Ed Kilgore

Ed Kilgore, a Monthly contributing editor, is a columnist for the Daily Intelligencer, New York magazine’s politics blog, and the managing editor for the Democratic Strategist.