Newsrooms across the country have been indoctrinated to believe that we need the opinion of the ‘man on the street’ when it comes to big stories. After all, viewers at home better relate to the common man or woman than some stuffy ‘official’ or ‘expert.’
Over the years, Jimmy Kimmel has brilliantly debunked the importance of the m.o.s. by making crap up and asking people about it. The findings confirm what we knew to be true, uninformed people would rather talk out of their behinds than admit they don’t know something.
The team at Football Nation put the Kimmel theory to the test. When the ‘reporter’ asked about Calvin Johnson’s brother ‘Curvin,’ the fans did not disappoint!