Another friend of mine came thisclose to creating a televersion of himself, only this time in the realm of "Reali-TV" as a member of the League of Themselves. But he missed it by that much........
Mel Redzematovic was interviewed by WABC Channel 7 about one of his neighbors - an artist who was arrested for hanging plastic bags from trees. The "I Heart New York" bags contained LED lights to illuminate them from within and it was all part of his exhibit. But the police said it posed a threat to safety, one that could cause people to panic into thinking they were bombs. The artist will be held for the next 30 days under observation.
So the news crew interviewed Mel about it, as can be seen in the picture above, but when it came time for the actual video on air, the only neighbor who made it on screen was prettier than he was - and she lived in the same building as the artist's studio, so that was a plus.
It's always pozz'ble, just pozz'ble, that Mel might show up in some future edit of the story to keep it fresh. But otherwise it was just a case of the TV Universe saying, "Shut up, Mel."