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: Landline phone rings once.

JOHNNY: Johnny Atsign.

LT. BRADSHAW: (Telephone Filter) Atsign, it’s Bradshaw.

JOHNNY: Why, Lieutenant, to what do I owe the honor?

LT. BRADSHAW: (Telephone Filter) Cut the sarcasm, Atsign. As much as I hate to admit it, I need some help.

JOHNNY: From me, Lieutenant?

LT. BRADSHAW: (Telephone Filter) Yeah. From you, Atsign.

JOHNNY: You must be in one helluva hole. Tell me more.

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, which first ran four years ago today, describes Johnny’s first interaction with an insider code named Deep Vote.

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

SOUND: Landline phone rings once.

JOHNNY: Johnny Atsign.

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

JOHNNY: Yes?

DEEP VOTE: (Telephone Filter) I have some more information for you. You’ll find an index card stuck inside your storm door when you get home this evening. Follow the directions.

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!

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Team Kimberlin Post of the Day


Part of the value of good Fiction is that it holds a mirror up to Real Life. This episode of Yours Truly, Johnny Atsign first ran three 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.

K. GNU: (Telephone Filter) Hey, Johnny. Check your email. I sent you some intriguing pictures.

JOHNNY: Really?

K. GNU: (Telephone Filter) Yeah. I was traveling through the Midwest and stopped to buy some cheese.

JOHNNY: Why would I find cheese intriguing?

K. GNU: Oh, the pictures aren’t of cheese. While I was cheese shopping, I happened to find an interesting old Ford. Take a look at your email.

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


The general statute of limitation for most federal matters is five years, but the period is different for some things. This episode of Yours Truly, Johnny Atsign, which first appeared two years ago today, takes note of that fact.

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SOUND: Skype rings once. Receiver picked up.

JOHNNY: Johnny Atsign.

RULE 5 GIRL: (Telephone Filter) Hi, Johnny.

JOHNNY: Hello! It’s good to hear from you again. What’s up?

RULE 5 GIRL: (Telephone Filter) Uh, huh. We haven’t talked for a while. I thought I’d give you a call to remind you of an important anniversary?

JOHNNY: Oh, what anniversary?

RULE 5 GIRL: (Telephone Filter) October 29th, five years ago.

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 three years ago today.

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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.

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


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

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SOUND: Skype rings once. Receiver picked up.

JOHNNY: Johnny Atsign.

[REDACTED]: (Telephone Filter) Johnny, it’s [REDACTED].

JOHNNY: Thanks for calling. Did you get that report I forwarded?

[REDACTED]: (Telephone Filter) Yeah. Are they serious?

JOHNNY: It sure looks like it.

[REDACTED]: (Telephone Filter) Hmmm. Technically, it shouldn’t affect our client’s case, but …

JOHNNY: If you think about his long-term interests …

[REDACTED]: (Telephone Filter) Yeah.

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


One of the reasons outfits like Team Kimberlin fail is that they tend to overthink their plots and wind up getting caught. This episode of Yours Truly, Johnny Atsign which first ran five years ago today deals with why one should not overthink one’s response to such plots.

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

SOUND: Skype rings once.

JOHNNY: Johnny Atsign.

SMITH: (Telephone Filter) Hey, Johnny, it’s Liz Smith.

JOHNNY: Hi, Liz. What’s up?

SMITH: (Telephone Filter) The Boss wants to hold a program development meeting. Can you come over to S-140?

JOHNNY: When?

SMITH: (Telephone Filter) The Boss wants to get started ASAP.

JOHNNY: I’ll be right over.

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