Here’s another episode of Yours Truly, Johnny Atsign. This one ran three years ago today and tells of a minor overseas contretemps involving The Grouch.
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ANNOUNCER: From Westminster, it’s time for—
SOUND: Skype rings once. Telephone handset picked up.
JOHNNY: Johnny Atsign.
LAWYER: (Telephone Filter) Mr. Atsign, my name is Matti Sorensen. I’m calling from Fortion Energy. We are a power company in Finland.
LAWYER: (Telephone Filter) You have been recommended to me as someone to conduct an Internet investigation in the United States.
JOHNNY: That’s my line of work. Exactly what sort of investigation?
LAWYER: (Telephone Filter) We believe that someone in the U.S. is infringing our intellectual property on Twitter.
JOHNNY: Why not simply send a takedown notice?
LAWYER: (Telephone Filter) We want to know more before we act.
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. Continue reading