First they fired Content Czar Joe’s ass from Tech News Today, but today the other shoe drops: Lisa Laporte put Mike Elgan’s pizza oven baking, middle eastern traveling ass out on the Peatluma curb.
Mike Elgan no longer works at TWiT, LLC. The malfunctioning robot will no longer be seen smiling while reading tragic murder stories, smirking for no reason at the camera, or saying “how the heck are ya?” to various guests before asking where they’re geographically located.
Possibly-racist Megan Morrone will be hosting Tech News Today for the rest of 2015, including today — which had no accompanying announcement on-air — which should be terrifyingly boring, since Megan can’t even use an Apple TV remote and certainly knows nothing about tech.
As of January 4, 2016, Jason Howell will join the show and TWiT will attempt to recapture the energy of Buzz Out Loud and later the Tech News Today that didn’t suck with Sarah, iYaz, and Jason. Megan will ruin everything, but it can’t be worse than Mork Elgon, right?
Not content to simply stutter and gulp through prepared readings from a teleprompter, Elgum and #Cokerage decided it was fine to make fun of a former guest on-air with impunity. He could not even remember Greg’s name. Total Drama remembers.
Why, you may ask, is Greg the subject of an infantile dolt’s ire? Because he had the audacity to use a standing desk with a treadmill to stay healthy while working from home. We admire Greg Ferenstein for his courage in dealing with Gum, and we are sorry he is now the subject of the imbecile’s idiotic smirks, chuckles, table drumming, and freestyle humming.
Update: Response from Gum
@ChrisHumphreys_@TWiT I'm the biggest health nut you'll ever find. I ridiculed him for disrespecting my audience.
Yesterday, #Soup happened upon “LeoLaporteSucks”, either through his web site or his newtwitter. Leo tried to act like LeoLaporteSucks has lost his edge, but we support LLS wholeheartedly.
Poor Gum wished for a @MikeElganSucks, so Total Drama has reserved the name for future use. Right now, nobody cares about Mike Elgan (and he doesn’t control the chat nazis that LeoLaporteSucks covers in his tweets, unlike Leo Laporte).
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