|All of Wooster Street is thankful Guitar Hero did not |
exist when these guys were college students
My only other run-in with Guitar Hero was during the production of the Guitar Program story at Reading-Fleming Intermediate School that brings up the rear of this week's repeat of Classroom Close-up, NJ. I mean, how could I resist the urge to include "Kung Fu Fighting" in a story? Yes, I know the clip is actually from the game "Band Hero", but that was close enough for me.
For some reason, this story gets a decent amount of traffic on YouTube. Probably because guitars are cool. It's definitely not because of the subpar job I did narrating this piece. Believe me, after a decade of living on the east coast, I'm pretty comfortable with the midwestern-y twang of my own voice, but I cringe when I hear myself in this package. Makes me wish we could do some re-edits for the re-airings. Fortunately, no one's enjoyment of the story seemed to suffer due to my mis-emphasized mumblings.
As a technical aside, the story does appear to have gotten the high-def treatment for the new airing. Back when we shot it, the show was still being produced in standard-def which is why it's letter boxed in the YouTube clip.
Simon buttons? Were you an inconsiderate neighbor in college like me and the Boars?
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