The Best Aliases Used For Pranking TV News Broadcasts

Trolling the nightly news is all about the fake name.

As Bart Simpson proved again and again, an immature prank can be raised to the level of an art form with a clever enough alias. So when a water main near the UCLA campus exploded yesterday — which is the last thing drought-plagued Los Angeles needed — a prankster calling himself “Louis Slungpue” actually got all the way to ABC7’s live coverage:

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