Team Kimberlin Post of the Day


Several of the Gentle Readers have remarked that many episodes of Yours Truly, Johnny Atsign (like this one from four years ago today) seem to have been inspired by events in Real Life.

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

SOUND: Skype rings once. Telephone receiver picked up.

JOHNNY: Johnny Atsign.

RULE 5 GIRL: (Telephone Filter) Hi, Johnny. We haven’t talked for a while.

JOHNNY: Well, I’ve been kinda busy.

RULE 5 GIRL: (Telephone Filter) So I see. Most of the noise on the Internet has been from The Grouch, but I’m wondering about what The Bomber is up to.

JOHNNY: No good.

RULE 5 GIRL: (Telephone Filter) That’s a given, but what more can you tell 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!

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Team Kimberlin Post of the Day


There’s an old saying about one picture being worth a thousand words. Sometimes, a picture can generate thousands of words. This episode fo Yours Truly, Johnny Atsign from three years ago today is about such pictures.

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ANNOUNCER: From Westminster, it’s time for—

SOUND: Cell phone rings once.

JOHNNY: Johnny Atsign.

RULE 5 GIRL: (Telephone Filter) Good afternoon, Johnny. Whatcha doin’?

JOHNNY: Hi. I’m not doing anything.

RULE 5 GIRL: (Telephone Filter) Nothing?

JOHNNY: Well, I’m drinking a cup of coffee, but otherwise, I’m taking a day off.

RULE 5 GIRL: (Telephone Filter) You may want to take a look at The Grouch’s Twitter feed.

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!

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Tea Kimberlin Post of the Day


Here’s a early episode of Yours Truly, Johnny Atsign. It first ran six years ago today.

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

SOUND: Skype rings once.

JOHNNY: Johnny Atsign.

PRO BONO: (Telephone Filter) Good morning, Mr. Atsign. I’m the pro bono lawyer representing the defendants in The Bomber’s state lawsuit.

JOHNNY: Hello. Aaron told me you would be calling. Call me Johnny.

PRO BONO: (Telephone Filter) OK, Johnny. When can we meet?

JOHNNY: My schedule is pretty open today.

PRO BONO: (Telephone Filter) Fine. Let’s meet at my office at 3. There are some things that need confirmation.

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!

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Team Kimberlin Post of the Day


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

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

SOUND: Cell phone rings four times.

JOHNNY: Johnny Atsign.

DNR COP: (Telephone Filter) Mr. Atsign, this is Corporal Anderson with the DNR Police.

JOHNNY: Yes. My fishing license is up to date.

DNR COP: (Telephone Filter) I’m sure it is. This is about an investigation we believe you may be able to assist us with.

JOHNNY: I’d be happy to help you, but can I call you back? I’m about to drop a rental car at the airport.

DNR COP: (Telephone Filter) Where are you?

JOHNNY: Portland, Oregon. What’s a good number to call you back in about an hour?

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!

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Team Kimberlin Post of the Day


Here’s an episode of Yours Truly, Johnny Atsign from 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.

RULE 5 GIRL: (Telephone Filter) Hey, Johnny, I missed seeing you at CPAC this year.

JOHNNY: Yeah, I missed seeing you, too, but I had to work.

RULE 5 GIRL: (Telephone Filter) Really? What was more important than seeing me?

JOHNNY: There was an investigation coming to a head. I had to see it through.

RULE 5 GIRL: (Telephone Filter) Can you tell me about it?

JOHNNY: Not everything. At least, not just yet. But there’s a little bit I can talk about.

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


Although this episode of Yours Truly, Johnny Atsign was put together in December, 2015, it didn’t have its initial run until four years ago today.

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

SOUND: Skype rings once. Receiver picked up.

JOHNNY: Johnny Atsign.

WILSON: (Telephone Filter) Good morning, Mr. Atsign. I’m Al Wilson at the Universal Adjustment Bureau in Hartford, Connecticut.

JOHNNY: Yes?

WILSON: (Telephone Filter) We have an insurance claim we’d like you to investigtate?

JOHNNY: Are you sure you’ve called the right investigator?

WILSON: (Telephone Filter) (Chuckles) We did contact someone else to start, but he referred us to you. Apparently, you know something about a guy who calls himself The Grouch.

JOHNNY: Yeah. I’ve heard of him.

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!

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Team Kimberlin Post of the Day


This episode of Yours Truly, Johnny Atsign first ran two years ago today. It deals with a character who makes grandiose claims and then channels Brave Sir Robin as he skulks off.

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ANNOUNCER: From Westminster, it’s time for —

SOUND: Skype rings once. Receiver picked up.

JOHNNY: Johnny Atsign.

CLIENT: (Telephone Filter) Hi, Johnny. I just called to say “Thanks” for that report.

JOHNNY: You’re welcome. I hope it’s useful.

CLIENT: (Telephone Filter) Things haven’t finished timing out yet, but it won’t be long.

JOHNNY: OK. Let me know if you need anything else.

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