The Universal Sigh is being given out at 1 p.m. in Silver Lake, Hollywood, and Santa Monica (more info here). In honor of the occasion, we've rounded up eight examples of odd Radiohead swag, displaying the band's mastery of using an ever-evolving combination of technology and confusion to their benefit and our enjoyment.8) Object: Newspaper
Album: The King of Limbs (2011)
What it Does: Sits there, yellows over time, bums you out.
How to Use: If you have to ask, slap your first-grade teacher. In order to promote their latest LP (whose deluxe format comes wrapped in a newspaper), Radiohead release a different newspaper that appears designed to make its readers regret living in modern times, hence driving them toward the shelter of a large tree -- or rather, a theoretical one represented by the album, The King of Limbs. Miss the handout? Check eBay.