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This episode of Yours Truly, Johnny Atsign 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.

BRAINIAC: (Telephone Filter) Hey, Atsign, it’s Brainiac. Sorry I missed your call.

JOHNNY: Yeah, well you’re the one who stated the game of telephone tag. What’s up?

BRAINIAC: (Telephone Filter) You know that I’ve been poking some fun at The Grouch?

JOHNNY: Yeah. So?

BRAINIAC: (Telephone Filter) So I’m starting to get some attention from Goodguys Unmasked.

JOHNNY: Uh, huh.

BRAINIAC: (Telephone Filter) I thought it would be useful to find out who is really writing the stuff.

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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This episode of Yours Truly, Johnny Atsign first appeared three years ago today,

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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!

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Here’s a Johnny Atsign episode that 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.

OPERATOR: (Telephone Filter) Господин Atsign, Вот ваш звонок в Донецк.

JOHNNY: Cпасибо.

OPERATOR: (Telephone Filter) Идем дальше.

JOHNNY: Dimitri, it’s Johnny Atsign. Were you able to find the document?

DIMTRI: (Telephone Filter) Yes. The filing cabinet containing it escaped the fire. I don’t have the original, but I was able to photograph it.

JOHNNY: Great. Can you email it?

DIMTRI: (Telephone Filter) No. I mean photograph, as in film. In any case, I don’t have power for a scanner, but I’ll try to send the film roll out with a friend. You can get it developed. Meanwhile, I’m not sure how much longer the battery will last on this cell phone.

JOHNNY: Keep safe. And thanks.

DIMTRI: (Telephone Filter) OK, Johnny. I’m trying to keep a low profile, but things …

JOHNNY: Dimtri?

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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This episode of Yours Truly, Johnny Atsign first ran six 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.

AARON: (Telephone Filter) Hey, Johnny, where are you?

JOHNNY: Off fishing. I told you guys that I was taking a break.

AARON: (Telephone Filter) I know, but where?

JOHNNY: It’s a secret spot. I’m near the headwaters of a river. I’m standing in in one state, and the stream is so narrow up here that I can bounce flies off the bank of the next state.

AARON: (Telephone Filter) I don’t need to know your exact location. What I want to know is how quickly you can get back.

JOHNNY: If I have things my way—several days. If it’s important, I can be back tomorrow morning.

AARON: (Telephone Filter) It’s important.

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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This episode of Yours Truly, Johnny Atsign first appeared three years ago today.

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ANNOUNCER: From Westminster, it’s time for—

SOUND: Cell phone rings once.

JOHNNY: Johnny Atsign.

[redacted]: (Telephone Filter) Hey, Johnny, are keeping your head above water?

JOHNNY: (Chuckles) Yeah. It’s not that hard. I’m back home.

[redacted]: (Telephone Filter) Did you find what we were looking for?

JOHNNY: That and more. This is going to open up several intriguing avenues for follow up.

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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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: Cell phone rings twice.

JOHNNY: Johnny Atsign.

AARON: (Telephone Filter) Hey, Johnny, it’s Aaron. Can you meet me for lunch?

JOHNNY: Not unless you like Texas barbecue.

AARON: (Telephone Filter) I do, but what does that have to do with lunch today?

JOHNNY: I’m in San Antonio following up on leads, and I’m headed up to Austin after lunch.

AARON: (Telephone Filter) OK, lunch in Virginia isn’t gonna work. When will you be back?

JOHNNY: If things go well, I hope I can get a flight back in the morning.

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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There’s a Chinese curse that goes, “May you come to the attention of the authorities.” This episode of Yours Truly, Johnny Atsign from five years ago today provides an example of how engaging in bogus finger pointing can … well, here’s the episode.

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

SOUND: Skype rings once.

JOHNNY: Johnny Atsign.

MALLORY: (Telephone Filter) Good morning, Johnny, Rob Mallory.

JOHNNY: Hey, Rob. What’s up over at CID?

MALLORY: (Telephone Filter) Someone’s been sending emails to my boss and my boss’s boss.

JOHNNY: Really? Who would do a thing like that?

MALLORY: (Telephone Filter) The Grouch, and the emails are profusely illustrated.

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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This episode of Yours Truly, Johnny Atsign is from 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.

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

JOHNNY: Hello!

RULE 5 GIRL: (Telephone Filter) Johnny, have you checked PACER this evening?

JOHNNY: Not yet. What will I find?

RULE 5 GIRL: (Telephone Filter) The Bomber has filed another pleading in his copyright lawsuit.

JOHNNY: I’m not surprised. He’s just about to run out of time to serve Bomber Unmasked or have the suit kicked out.

RULE 5 GIRL: He’s asking the judge to find Bomber Unmasked in default.

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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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 three times.

JOHNNY: Johnny Atsign.

EDWIN: (Telephone Filter) Mr. Atsign, my name’s Don Edwin. I need to have some investigative work done.

JOHNNY: That’s what I do for a living, but I’m on vacation at the moment. I’m fishing in Alaska and won’t be back at my office until next Monday.

EDWIN: (Telephone Filter) I’m calling from Alaska.

JOHNNY: Really? Well, it’s a big state. We could still be hundreds of miles apart, but I might be able to stop by on my way to the airport in Anchorage this weekend.

EDWIN: (Telephone Filter) That might work out. I’m not too far north of there. Have you ever heard of a guy on the Internet called The Grouch?

JOHNNY: Yes, I have. Are you free on Saturday afternoon?

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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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This episode of Yours Truly, Johnny Atsign is from four years ago today. It deals with an example of Teslacle’s Deviant to Fudd’s First Law.

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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 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!

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This episode of Yours Truly, Johnny Atsign from three years ago today deals with a trip from Florence to Florence.

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ANNOUNCER: From Westminster, it’s time for—

SOUND: Cell phone rings twice.

JOHNNY: Johnny Atsign.

RULE 5 GIRL: (Telephone Filter) Hi, Johnny! Where are you?

JOHNNY: Hi. I’m at an airport. I’ve rented a plane, and I’m just about to start the engine.

RULE 5 GIRL: (Telephone Filter) So this isn’t a good time to talk, is it?

JOHNNY: Let me call you after I land.

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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This episode of Yours Truly, Johnny Atsign first appeared five 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.

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!

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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: Skype rings once.

JOHNNY: Johnny Atsign.

PRO BONO: (Telephone Filter) Good afternoon, Johnny. I’ve got some more work for you.

JOHNNY: Good. What’s up?

PRO BONO: (Telephone Filter) Apparently, The Grouch is running around filing false charges again.

JOHNNY: So?

PRO BONO: (Telephone Filter) You remember that letter that he claims is a forgery?

JOHNNY: Sure.

PRO BONO: (Telephone Filter) We need to verify its authenticity. How can I get it to you?

JOHNNY: I’ll drive down and pick it up first thing tomorrow morning.

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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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Here’s an episode of Yours Truly, Johnny Atsign which the Gentle Reader may find intriguing, especially if he missed it when 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.

NERD: (Telephone Filter) Hey, Atsign.

JOHNNY: Uh, huh..

NERD: (Telephone Filter) I think you want to stop by my place.

JOHNNY: And why’s that?

NERD: (Telephone Filter) I’ve been taking a look at those document you sent me.

JOHNNY: And …

NERD: (Telephone Filter) … and they exhibit some very interesting properties.

JOHNNY: I’ll be right over.

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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 Asign!

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Some problems solve themselves—as this episode of Yours Truly, Johnny Atsign from four years ago today demonstrates.

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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.

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

JOHNNY: Hello, Lieutenant. To what do I owe the pleasure?

BRADSHAW: (Telephone Filter) I’ve got a job for you, or rather, a referral if you want it.

JOHNNY: Are you sure you called the right number?

BRADSHAW: (Telephone Filter) I hate to admit it, but, yeah, this one’s right down your alley.

JOHNNY: OK. Tell me more.

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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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The best laid plans of mice and men oft go astray. That proverb also applies to manatees and cyberstalkers as can be seen in this episode of Yours Truly, Johnny Atsign from three years ago  today.

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ANNOUNCER: From Westminster, it’s time for—

SOUND: Phone rings once. Telephone handset picked up.

JOHNNY: Johnny Atsign.

PHONE SPAM: (Telephone Filter) Hello! It’s me. I though I’d call again about that …

SOUND: Telephone receiver slammed down.

JOHNNY: They’re at it again.

SOUND: Phone rings once. Telephone handset picked up.

JOHNNY: Johnny Atsign.

PHONE SPAM: (Telephone Filter) Hello! It’s me. I though I’d call again about that …

SOUND: Telephone receiver slammed down.

JOHNNY: This happens every time one of ‘em has a setback in court.

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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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Here’s a Yours Truly, Johnny Atsign episode that first ran six years ago today. It shows how costly the failure to think through the possible consequences of a lie can be.

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

SOUND: Skype rings once.

JOHNNY: Johnny Atsign.

RULE FIVE GIRL: (Telephone Filter) Hello, Johnny.

JOHNNY: Well, hello.

RULE FIVE GIRL: (Telephone Filter) Johnny, The Grouch is at it again.

JOHNNY: What now?

RULE FIVE GIRL: (Telephone Filter) He says he’s suing a whole bunch of bloggers for defamation.

JOHNNY: Uh, huh.

RULE FIVE GIRL: (Telephone Filter) And he’s filing for pauper status.

JOHNNY: Really? I didn’t know he was that poor.

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 Asign!

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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.

JOHNNY: Yes?

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!

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This episode of Yours Truly, Johnny Atsign is from 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.

COUSY: (Telephone Filter) Hello, Mr. Atsign. My name is Bob Cousy.

JOHNNY: Not *The* Bob Cousy who played for the Celtics. I’m a fan.

COUSY: No. Just *A* Bob Cousy. I hadn’t been born when that Bob Cousy was playing point guard. I’m calling about The Grouch.

JOHNNY: What about him?

COUSY: This has come out left field … sorry to mix my sports metaphors … but he’s suddenly started harassing my wife and me. And our baby.

JOHNNY: So why are you calling me?

COUSY: I’m told you might be helpful.

JOHNNY: Perhaps. Tell me your story.

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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 Asign!

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There’s an idea that there’s usually not more than six degrees of separation in the connections between two people. It’s often the case that the matters Johnny Atsign has investigated wind up being closely related. That point comes out in this episode from three years ago today.

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ANNOUNCER: From Westminster, it’s time for—

SOUND: Restaurant background

SOUND: Cellphone rings twice.

JOHNNY: Johnny Atsign.

ZOMBIE: (Telephone Filter) Hey, Johnny, it’s Paul Candler. How’s it going?

JOHNNY: Well enough. Everything and everyone has been located. I finished my final checks this morning, and I’m grabbing a late breakfast at a nearby Waffle House.

ZOMBIE: (Telephone Filter) Sounds good.

JOHNNY: Yeah. They serve real southern country ham.

ZOMBIE: (Telephone Filter) No, I mean it’s good that you’ve got everything located.

JOHNNY: Yeah. It will make the tracking a lot easier.

SOUND: Restaurant background out.

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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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OPSEC (Operational Security) and COMSEC (Communications Security) failures can provide important breaks for an investigator, as can be seen in this episode of Yours Truly, Johnny Atsign from three years ago today.

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ANNOUNCER: From Westminster, it’s time for—

SOUND: Skype rings once. Telephone receiver picked up.

JOHNNY: Johnny Atsign.

ZOMBIE: (Telephone Filter) Hey, Johnny, it’s Paul Candler. Thanks for locating The Grouch.

JOHNNY: Well, that was only his temporary address—if you can believe what he told the judge.

ZOMBIE: (Telephone Filter) Uh, huh, but it matches with my other source which tends to vouch for her reliability.

JOHNNY: I take it you want me to keep up with the task.

ZOMBIE: (Telephone Filter) Yes.

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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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This episode of Yours Truly, Johnny Atsign is from four 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.

BOB BAILEY: (Telephone Filter) Hi, Johnny. It’s Bob Bailey. Have you heard about The Bomber’s latest suit?

JOHNNY: I heard he was appealing recent loss in federal court. What else is he up to?

BOB BAILEY: (Telephone Filter) Remember how he tried to make a state case out of the dismissed state claims in his first RICO suit?

JOHNNY: Yeah. You don’t mean …

BOB BAILEY: (Telephone Filter) Right! He’s recycling the state claims from the second case now.

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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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It’s good to have connections with interesting people. Many of my acquaintances have have help me with research for this blog. This episode of Yours Truly, Johnny Atsign from six years ago today shows the how friends can wind up helping friends with fact finding.

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

SOUND: Cell phone rings once.

JOHNNY: Johnny Atsign.

PRO BONO: (Telephone Filter) Johnny? Where are you? I thought you’d be back today.

JOHNNY: Not yet. I’ve taken a detour to run down another lead.

PRO BONO: (Telephone Filter) Oh?

JOHNNY: I’m driving back from Chicago rather than flying. It’s given me a chance to stop off along the way and interview some witnesses.

PRO BONO: (Telephone Filter) Witnesses? To what? Where?

JOHNNY: Right now, I’m in Bloomington.

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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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Here’s another episode of Yours Truly, Johnny Atsign. It 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.

AARON: (Telephone Filter) Johnny, it’s Aaron. It looks like both trial courts have told The Bomber that he’s really lost his cases as far as they’re concerned.

JOHNNY: He’ll appeal.

AARON: (Telephone Filter) Probably, but based on the record, he’ll lose in the end.

JOHNNY: Let’s hope so.

AARON: (Telephone Filter) Yeah. Look, let’s get together and look over your notes one more time. There may be something there that will be useful if … no, when … The Bomber appeals.

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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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Sometimes, it’s nice to get together and celebrate with friends. This episode of Yours Truly, Johnny Atsign is from four years ago today.

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

JOHNNY DMS: (SYNTH VOICE) @LizSmith I’ll be right over.

SOUND: Footsteps in hallway.

JOHNNY: It was Friday, April 8th. It was cool and cloudy in Westminster. We has just brought a joint operation to a successful conclusion, and it was 7:29 pm when I entered Room S-140. Internet Detail. Continue reading