This episode of Yours Truly, Johnny Atsign first ran five years ago today.
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SOUND: Skype rings once
JOHNNY: Johnny Atsign.
DD: (Telephone Filter) Good morning, Mr. Atsign, it’s Dinah Daley again.
JOHNNY: Good morning to you. You’re up early out on the Left Coast.
DD: (Telephone Filter) It’s the nature of the job some days. Sometimes we have to talk to you Easterners.
JOHNNY: What can I do for you this morning?
DD: (Telephone Filter) Not much. I called mostly to thank you for that report. My lawyer has found it very useful.
DD: (Telephone Filter) There’s just one more thing …
MUSIC: Theme up and under.
ANNOUNCER: The Lickspittle Broadcasting System presents W. J. J. Hoge in the transcribed adventures of the man with the action-packed Twitter account, America’s fabulous free-lance Internet investigator …
JOHNNY: Yours Truly, Johnny Atsign!
MUSIC: Theme up to music out.
JOHNNY: The following is partial extract of the tweets sent and received during my investigation of the Which St. Francis? Matter.
JOHNNY TWEETS: (SYNTH VOICE) @TheGrouch When you went to San Francisco, were you sure to wear flowers in your hair? Oh … sorry …
JOHNNY: The Grouch had gotten himself back into the suing business. His prospects didn’t look any better in his new base of operations, but he’s never been bothered much by success. I had been hired by one of his new defendants to do research for her lawyer, and that had led to an interesting avenue of inquiry.
It seems that …
SOUND: 400 Hz tone at -20 dB
ANNOUNCER: (Voice Over) We apologize for the interruption in this evening’s program, but the Legal Department has determined that there is too much information in the program that would be useful to Team Bomber.
SOUND: Tone out.
ANNOUNCER: Well, at least I get to do a commercial this week.
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Now, here’s our star to tell you about next week’s intriguing episode of our story.
JOHNNY: Next time? We’ll get the script pre-cleared by Legal. Join us, won’t you?
Yours Truly, Johnny Atsign!
MUSIC: Swell theme and under
ANNOUNCER: Yours Truly, Johnny Atsign, starring W. J. J. Hoge, is transcribed in Westminster. Be sure to join us next Monday, same time and URL, for the next exciting episode of Yours Truly, Johnny Atsign.
Johnny Atsign is a work of fiction. Anyone who thinks it’s about him should read Proverbs 28:1. This is LBS, the Lickspittle Broadcasting System.
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Johnny tells me that he has Ground Hog’s Day in the current pool posted in the break area.