Since my last bit of humor reblogging worked out well for all involved, why not go again? Austin Hodgens is an indefatigable writer with pretty near daily mock-news articles, many of them focused on the center of general weirdness which is living in Maine.
This particular article isn’t, obviously; it’s a bit of more general absurdity directed at NBC, which kind of deserves whatever you might say about it. (Well, almost. I am at peace with NBC’s cancelling Community, much as I like the show, because I can’t very well say they didn’t give it plenty of chances to find an audience. I would have liked their final episode to feel less like an unfinished draft for the final episode, but I don’t think that’s NBC’s fault either.) Anyway, do please enjoy the article, and his other writings, if you do.
NBC, long mocked for its horrible programming, has decided to make a very bold move. The network announced today that it was cancelling every show in its primetime lineup, and replacing them with reruns of old NBC hits mostly from the 1990s.
“We know it’s a bold move,” admitted the NBC executive who drew the short straw and had to face the media. “But when you think about it, what choice did we really have?”
This Modern Philosopher is not a fan of the move. I will certainly miss shows like “Parks & Recreation”, “Parenthood”, and “Revolution”.
Wow. Is that really all I watch on NBC aside from “The Tonight Show” and “Saturday Night Live”? Yikes!
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