Ernie’s Been Everywhere

Our traveling Gubnuh Ernie Fletcher has been everywhere doling out checks. His last ditch effort to buy the support of every Kentuckian isn’t paying off. But we thought it’d be fun to take a look back at all those checks handed out by Ernest Lee.

Here’s a boring (but point-proving) slideshow with music:



So many checks. So little time.

Statement from WBKO’s Chris Allen

“This video – which was never intended to be seen outside of the station – was part of a joke that was played on me during a lighter moment off the air several years ago. I regret that a former employee has decided it is something that everyone should see and took the liberty of posting it on the internet. I am embarrassed by the whole ordeal and humbly apologize for anyone offended by my actions.”

We won’t link to the open letter posted on WBKO’s website, lest they send a cease & desist letter. You’ll have to Google around.

Needless to say, it sucks that this video has seen public light by causing embarassment, sure. We’re a part of that suckiness. But it’s pop culture and is the current center of attention. What’s worse, the station was in denial mode and has taken the wrong initiative to quash the story. By threatening hundreds of people they’ve pushed it to the center of public attention like you’ll see on MSNBC’s Dan Abrams.

We’re sorry Allen has felt embarassment from his video snafu. We don’t think he should be ashamed and we definitely don’t think he should have been punished. If anything, it’s made him one popular television personality. Hopefully this is the end of the story.

Larry Craig: Down the Tubes

Occasionally you witness something hilarious while flipping through news programs.

Sometimes you’re watching ABC’s Nightline when anchor Terry Moran says “Senator Larry Craig goes down.”




Oh man. Thank goodness for TiVo and the internet! You may send your someecards praising my awful sense of humor and ability to upload to YouTube to the address on the contact page. Enjoy.