Monday, June 2, 2008

Take Me To Your Local Fox Affiliate

Did anyone else see this article on Fox News??

http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,360941,00.html

It's about some guy who supposedly shot a video of aliens peeking into his window back in 2003. And where did this guy live when he shot the video?? Yup, that's right. In Nebraska.

I live in Nebraska. And apparently, so do the space aliens.

Now, normally, I'm not afraid of aliens. Really, I'm a rational person. I have a good head on my shoulders, I'm practical, some may even call me a bit cynical. Generally aliens are not something that I tend to worry about on a day-to-day basis.

But for some reason, this article has me freaked the eff out. That little alien head, peeking in the window...shudder. Here I am, sitting on the couch, right next to our family room window that has the mini-blinds pulled way up so the twins don't play mini-blind peek-a-boo all day long, and I feel all exposed.

So, in order to get myself a little less freaked out, I'm listing the things that I find amusing about this article:
  1. It makes sure to use the term "space aliens", instead of just aliens. That way, no one can read the article and get all offended that Nebraskans are pissed off about illegal aliens peeping into their windows. I mean, EVERYONE hates a space alien who's a peeping tom, but illegal alien peeping toms are just fine and dandy.

  2. It says that it is unclear whether the "space alien" is an alien or a puppet. I honestly don't know what I'd be more freaked out by...an alien popping up in my window, or a puppet. I think I'm leaning towards puppet.

  3. The cameraman caught the space alien on tape because he was worried about peeping toms stalking his teenage daughters and wanted to catch them on videotape. Hmmmm. If I was worried about peeping toms, I think I would maybe, uhhh, I don't know....close the blinds??? But to each his own.

  4. It says that the video was screened for members of the media, and photographers and cameramen were not allowed to take pictures of the video shown. So multiple people actually showed up to this dude's press conference???? Man, I should call a news conference. I don't know what it would be about, but I'm sure I could come up with something interesting if I tried. And apparently you don't have to try very hard.
On a side note, when did foxnews.com turn into a tabloid?? Or has it always been that way and I just didn't realize it until now? There are some crazy, juicy stories on there.

2 comments:

Anonymous said...

CRAZY! It totally creeped me out! Why was he worried about peeping toms in a window that is 8 feet up? Those must be some very tall peeping Toms!
Dani

Anonymous said...

Um, that picture is so freakin fake. I am glad I looked b/c aliens totally scare me but after seeing the pic I was no longer scared...and a I agree, what has happened to Fox news??
-Anna