Team Kimberlin Post of the Day


This episode of Yours Truly, Johnny Atsign first ran two years ago today.

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ANNOUNCER: From Westminster, it’s time for —

SOUND: Skype rings once. Receiver picked up.

JOHNNY: Johnny Atsign.

DEEP VOTE: (Telephone Filter) Good evening, Mr. Atsign.

JOHNNY: Yes?

DEEP VOTE: (Telephone Filter) I have some more information for you. Meet me at the usual place and time.

SOUND: (Called Party’s POV) Line hung up. Dial tone.

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

Team Kimberlin Post of the Day


Our golden blast from the past for today is a twofer. The Gentle Reader can easily figure out how they’re related. The first, New! Improved!, is from six years ago today.

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There’s a new look to the Breitbart Unmasked website this morning (No, I won’t link to it.). They’ve dumped the logo that Bill Schmalfeldt designed for one with a much clearer look. Here’s the old banner logo designed by the Cabin Boy—heddAnd here’s the new look—BU logo 2014

A new look for a new year? Or a quick change after a discussion on websites such as Kimberlin Unmasked about the Breitbart Unmasked/Bill Schmalfeldt connection and the bits of data the Cabin Boy leaves behind in his images.

I’m sure it’s just coincidental.

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The second is an episode of Yours Truly, Johnny Atsign from three years ago.

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Johnny Atsign Logo 2ANNOUNCER: From Westminster, it’s time for—

SOUND: Skype rings once. Receiver picked up.

JOHNNY: Johnny Atsign.

DEEP VOTE: (Telephone Filter) Good evening, Mr. Atsign.

JOHNNY: Yes?

DEEP VOTE: (Telephone Filter) I have some more information for you. Meet me at the usual place and time.

SOUND: (Called Party’s POV) Line hung up. Dial tone.

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! Continue reading

Team Kimberlin Post of the Day


This time of year, there are lots of retrospective posts and programs taking a look back over the past twelve months. This episode of Yours Truly, Johnny Atsign was a review of 2014.

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Johnny Atsign Logo 2ANNOUNCER: From Westminster, it’s time for—

SOUND: Skype rings once.

JOHNNY: Johnny Atsign.

EXECUTIVE PRODUCER: (Telephone Filter) Good morning, Johnny. How was the the fishing up north.

JOHNNY: Cold, but good. What’s up?

EXECUTIVE PRODUCER: (Telephone Filter) I want to do a year-in-review show.

JOHNNY: Uh, huh.

EXECUTIVE PRODUCER: (Telephone Filter) Go through the cases and pick out the best two or three shows.

JOHNNY: OK. I’ll take a look.

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

Team Kimberlin Post of the Day


This episode of Yours Truly, Johnny Atsign first ran four years ago today.

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Johnny Atsign Logo 2ANNOUNCER: From Westminster, it’s time for—

SOUND: Skype phone rings once.

JOHNNY: Johnny Atsign.

RULE 5 GIRL: (Telephone Filter) Good morning, Johnny.

JOHNNY: Hello! How ya’ doin’?

RULE 5 GIRL: (Telephone Filter) I’m fine. I had a great time at the Christmas party.

JOHNNY: Yeah, it was good to see you again.

RULE 5 GIRL: (Telephone Filter) What do you know about serving court papers?

JOHNNY: A bit. Here in Maryland, anyone over 18 can do it. I have occasionally. Why?

RULE 5 GIRL: (Telephone Filter) What do you know about the rules in Illinois?

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

Team Kimberlin Post of the Day


The holiday parties are getting into full swing. This episode of Yours Truly, Johnny Atsign helped celebrate the holidays three years ago today.

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Johnny Atsign Logo 2ANNOUNCER: From Westminster, it’s time for—

SOUND: Skype rings once.

JOHNNY: Johnny Atsign.

EXECUTIVE PRODUCER: (Telephone Filter) Johnny, where are you?

JOHNNY: I’m in my office.

EXECUTIVE PRODUCER: (Telephone Filter) Come on over to Studio A. You’re late.

JOHNNY: I’ll be right there!

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! Continue reading

Team Kimberlin Post of the Day


Some people move around a lot, and that can cause complications with things that should be routine. This episode of Yours Truly, Johnny Atsign from two years ago today deals with such a problem.

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ANNOUNCER: From Westminster, it’s time for—

SOUND: Caller’s POV. Phone rings twice. Line picked up.

ZOMBIE: (Telephone Filter) Hello.

JOHNNY: Good morning, Pete. It’s Johnny Atsign. You left a message on my answering machine.

ZOMBIE: (Telephone Filter) Right. I was checking to see how the investigation was going on The Grouch’s story about his banking problem.

JOHNNY: I was just writing up my notes. I can give you a brief summary over the phone.

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

Team Kimberlin Post of the Day


Here’s another episode of Yours Truly, Johnny Atsign. This one first ran five years ago today.

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Johnny Atsign Logo 2ANNOUNCER: From Westminster, it’s time for—

SOUND: Skype rings once.

JOHNNY: Johnny Atsign.

GRAYSON: (Telephone Filter) Johnny, you’re not gonna believe this. Or, on second thought, maybe you will.

JOHNNY: Try me.

GRAYSON: (Telephone Filter) The Grouch has filed a peace order petition against me.

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