Thursday, February 01, 2007

Your Tax Dollars At Work

Oh Lordy.

Yesterday I heard on the news that there were "suspicious devices" found all over Boston. I got nervous. I forgot about it. Today, I learned all about it:

http://www.nytimes.com/2007/02/01/us/01boston.html?_r=1&th&emc=th&oref=slogin

Seems that a clever viral campaign for the Cartoon Network was to blame.

We were terrorized by modified Lite Brites. Welcome to the new millennium.

3 Comments:

Blogger Chalicechick said...

Given this, I'd say that the cops somewhere would react this way was entirely foreseeable. (And indeed, the resulting publicity may have been the objective in the first place.)

I certainly hope that Cartoon Network plans to pay these kids' legal fees.


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19:58  
Blogger Jordan Stratford+ said...

... and the great national IQ test continues...

12:37  
Anonymous RachieBach said...

I went to MassArt with that guy...he was totally weird back then too.

16:23  

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