And That's the News

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And That's the News is a story written by shukyou and Tsukizubon Saruko. It ran in Issue 10 and can be found at http://s2b2.livejournal.com/47011.html and http://www.shousetsubangbang.com/mirror/and-thats-the-news/.

Summary[edit]

A conservative television host goes out for dinner with the satirist for whom he is an inspiration.

Damn, Jim swore, slamming the door to his dressing room behind him at such a volume to make it clear to his staff that he did not wish to be disturbed. He was not a man to suffer fools gladly, and suffered even less gladly being made to look like one himself. He made a mental note to fire the producer who'd suggested such a horrific spectacle, then remembered that the one who'd made the suggestion hadn't been his to fire -- and not only that, but Jim himself had consented.

Connections[edit]

And That's the News is part of the Whitniverse.

Related Links[edit]

And That's the News has been featured at GoodReads.

Author's Notes[edit]

If Ethan says it and it's funny, you can be 99.98% certain that drmoonpants made him say it. peripheralsight is responsible for Ethan's name. Relvetica is responsible for the fake Daily Show's name. And beeblebabe can tell you everything you want to know about dining in Manhattan, seriously, you should ask her sometime, it's kind of amazing.

(from http://ladysisyphus.livejournal.com/455554.html)

Much of this story (including several direct quotes) comes from this interview.

External Reviews[edit]

  • http://demoerin.livejournal.com/26896.html: "Not-so-secretly: American newscaster (?) slash ... Truly hilarious, and I only know the littlest bit about Colbert & the related."
  • delicious.com: "THERE'S NOTHING QUITE LIKE THE SLOW, DAWNING REALIZATION THAT WHAT YOU'RE READING AS ORIGINAL FIC IS IN ACTUALITY THINLY DISGUISED STEPHEN COLBERT/BILL O'REILLY. DDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDD: // LOLOLOL "DOE-LIKE." IL ALL STEPHEN COLBERTS, BUT RLY, FIC WRITER? STILL LOLING AT O'REILLY SUBSTITUTE BEING CALLED "MCGLOIN.""