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[Something] Weekly World News

  • From"Elliott C. Evans" <eeyore@xxxxxxxx>
  • DateMon, 23 Jul 2007 08:18:00 -0400
> Friday morning, Jeff Rovin comes in for a meeting and then the staff
> was to be called in. He’s looking harried, not at all relaxed. At
> 11:30, we’re finally shown into an office where we are 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.

Elliott C. "Eeyore" Evans

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