NPR’s Morning Edition had an Easter egg for us today

What do you think when you hear hedgehog

Growing up, NPR had an image of being mostly for stuffy old white people. Imagine my chagrin when I found myself listening to it regularly. I had become stuffy and old! Except, every now and then I catch hints of somebody behind the scenes leaving a trail of things I relate to. I’ve previously heard tracks from the Dustforce soundtrack, for instance.

This morning there was a story about a hedgehog highway in the UK. It’s three minutes of a semi-fascinating topic about the little creatures, but of course you and I don’t immediately think of actual animals when we hear “hedgehog.” Apparently some producer agrees, judging by the backing song in the end. I laughed out loud in my car when I heard it. Somebody out there gets me.

You can listen to the story below. Skip to 3:05 if you just want to hear the familiar tune.

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Darren Nakamura
Darren is a scientist during the day. He has been a Destructoid community member since 2006, joining the front page as a contributor in 2011. While he enjoys shooters, RPGs, platformers, strategy, and rhythm games, he takes particular interest in independent games. He produced the Zero Cool Podcast for about four years, and he plays board games quite a bit when he can find willing companions.
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