“Quickly. Answer this: Who was the last winner of the Buckeye News Hawk Award? Isn’t it the same WCPO Cincinnati TV reporter who bashes Apple’s iPod for a living? Hmmm. Could be,” Bambi Hambi writes for Mac360.
Hambi writes, I know what you’re thinking. Didn’t WKRP Cincinnati’s colorful Less Nessman win the award a few times? How many?”
“Reporter John ”Don’t Waste Money” Matarese is working hard to win the award this year,” Hambi writes. “He’s already won the coveted Mac360 Jackass of the Week Award.”
Hambi writes, “Back in December of 2005, one of Matarese’s ridiculous reports bashed Apple’s iPods. Tera Patricks, Mac360’s then reigning Queen of Rightly Responses, responded in Typical Tera Fashion™.
Hambi writes, “Today, I received a sassy ‘So There, Bambi!’ email message claiming to be from John of WCPO in Cincinnati.”
“Hey Bambi! Remember me? The “dinosaur” reporter from WKRP in Cincinnati? Guess what? I’m posting a NEW iPod story, even better than my last great one that you guys loved. I know you folks would want to see it. Best of all it comes from Consumer Reports Magazine, so it’s going out to MILLIONS of Americans this month, through their latest issue, and is being broadcast to MORE MILLIONS of people on more than 100 other “dinosaur” TV stations nationwide. Isn’t that great? Enjoy!”
Hambi writes, “What an interesting use of sarcasm from a TV reporter. Uh, John, what’s with all the SHOUTING!!?”
Hambi writes, “JOHN WAS WRITING… uh, sorry. John was writing about his most recent Friday The 13th Psychotic Episode, titled ‘iPOD COMPLAINTS.’ So much to expose, so little time.”
Full article here.
[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “ron” for the heads up.]
We’ve worked in TV stations; many of them. Trust us, most TV reporters have infinitely more problems than any iPod could ever have, regardless of its condition. And Consumer Reports is a joke.
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