Twin Peaks Usenet Archive


Subject: Re: Peaks article was hoax, sorry :-)
From: duane@thismoment.EBay.Sun.COM (Duane Day)
Date: 1990-05-22, 16:45
Newsgroups: alt.tv.twin-peaks

In article <11400@sun.udel.edu>, conrad@sun.udel.edu (Jon Conrad) writes:
 
> > In article <26599606.1efd@petunia.CalPoly.EDU> dgross@polyslo.CalPoly.EDU (Dave Gross) writes:
>> > >Sorry for frightening everyone so.  I just thought that an exaggeration of
>> > >all of our worst fears might provide a few laughs.  I hope I didn't turn you
>> > >all off to the next season...
 
> > The problem is, nothing is too exaggerated to be impossible in the
> > world of commercial tv.

> > Though the statements seem preposterous, they were all perfectly
> > believable as something tv people would say.
 
> > If you intended to fool us and give people a miserable 24 hours, be
> > happy; you succeeded.  If you did want to share a funny story and give
> > us all a few laughs, as you say, you failed miserably.  You should have
> > said THIS IS FICTION, if you really didn't want to be taken seriously.
> > Read your article again; we see more preposterous press releases from
> > the tv networks every day, and they're all, alas real.

I agree.  I wonder how many scathing letters ABC will receive from 
alt.tv.twin-peaks readers, protesting "Bessie Clary's" plan to 
eviscerate Twin Peaks.  "Nice thanks we get for renewing their damn 
show," they'll probably exclaim, "and who the hell is Bessie Clary?"

Not funny, Mr. Gross.

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