7 Nerdy Power Couples Who Give Us Hope

Colin Meloy and Carson Ellis

Colin is: The lead singer, songwriter and bouzouki player for the Portland indie outfit The Decemberists. He is also the Lord of All Hipsters, though he humbly rejects all of our blood sacrifices. He wrote the best-selling children's book Wildwood, which was beautifully illustrated by… Carson is: An artist and illustrator, best known for her artwork for Lemony Snicket's The Composer Is Dead, her hubby's Wildwood, and various posters, t-shirts and album covers for The Decemberists. What they teach us: You can literally write songs about systematically murdering your offspring and still find a nice lady to mother your children.
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