Bob Greenberger, an editor with Weekly World News, reports on his blog that he and the rest of the staff were called into a meeting about noon on Friday where they were “told the Board of Directors has chosen to close Weekly World News. The reasons given make no sense. We’re stunned and shell-shocked. We’re to stay on through August 3, finishing the reprint issues and then we’re done. A glorious, funny, odd publication, born in 1979, will go out with a whimper and all I can think is that something’s going on that they’re not telling us because it just doesn’t make sense.”
(via Hit and Run).
July 24, 2007 at 3:28 pm
July 24, 2007 at 10:18 pm
I really had a strange affection for the WWN. I’ll never forget the time I laughed so hard at the sheer insanity of an article that I passed out? and was abducted by aliens.
August 2, 2007 at 2:32 pm
For amount of sheer BS, our current administration makes WWN look like The New England Journal of Medicine.
WWN will be missed, though.
“World War 2 Bomber Found On The Moon!”