Yours Truly, Johnny Atsign


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 …

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Yours Truly, Johnny Atsign


SOUND: Skype rings once.

JOHNNY: Johnny Atsign.

PRODUCER: (Telephone Filter) Johnny, I just forwarded an email to you. Take a quick look at it. We need to figure out how it impacts the next episode.

JOHNNY: Hang on. I’m pulling it up now.

SOUND: Mouse clicks.

JOHNNY: (Low whistle) Wow! Is this for real?

PRODUCER: (Telephone Filter) That’s what I’m asking you. I’m pretty sure it really is from [redacted] because it decrypted properly with his public key.

JOHNNY: Well, this could certainly be a possible consequence of some of the leads that we’ve passed on to them. If it’s true, we should probably hold the episode scheduled for today.

PRODUCER: (Telephone Filter) That’s what I was thinking.

JOHNNY: Let’s play it safe. Recycle something this evening. I should be able to verify this within a few days. If it’s as sensitive as we think, then we’ll have done the right thing. If it isn’t, we can run the episode next week.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!

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Yours Truly, Johnny Atsign


SOUND: Skype rings once. Receiver picked up.

JOHNNY: Johnny Atsign.

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

JOHNNY: How’s it going? We haven’t talked for a while.

[REDACTED]: (Telephone Filter) We’ve both been busy. I’m calling because I may have a job for you.

JOHNNY: Oh?

[REDACTED]: (Telephone Filter) Yes. I believe we have a mutual client.

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

Yours Truly, Johnny Atsign


We’re presenting another vintage episode this week. It’s from three years ago—

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!

MUSIC: Theme up to music out. Continue reading

Yours Truly, Johnny Atsign


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

Programming Announcement


The Lickspittle Broadcasting System crew has taken off for an early start to the Labor Day weekend, and they won’t be back until Tuesday. There won’t be an episode of Blogsmoke or Blognet this week, and Yours Truly, Johnny Atsign won’t be presented on Monday. Tune in next Friday for the next episode of Blogsmoke.

Have a great holiday weekend, everyone!