Why do we listen to Paul Harvey?
This isn't a judgement hidden in a rhetorical question. I am legitimately asking: What is the main reason we listen to Paul Harvey?
Answer: To hear him say, "And now you know... the rest of the story" at the end of his segments. Obviously.
That's why we sit through a seemingly endless anecdote about an Olympic horse-starver when we could be listening to Britney Spears' "Toxic" instead.
"And now you know... the rest of the story" is the sweet-turkey-gravy payoff for eating your hydrated-level-4 pizza. Is it ready?!!!
So, imagine my disappointment as I drive to Altoona, Iowa to visit a friend, listening to Paul Harvey on the radio, and I hear:
"And now you know... the rest ---"
OBNOXIOUS AUTO DEALERSHIP AD INTERRUPTS!!!
I was miffed. Perturbed, some might say.
Now you know... the rest of the ---