There are seven words you can’t say on television. Well, really more than seven, but the original seven come from a George Carlin skit in 1972. This week in Wichita, Kansas, one TV reporter casually slipped one of them into his weather report.
At KAKE in Wichita — which, by the way, is a great TV station name and definitely would make me think of cake every time I hear it — reporter Greg Miller was live-chasing a storm.
Chasing a storm can be a rough and dangerous job, thus making reporters forget they are live. We aren’t sure if Miller forgot he was live, but he was certainly on the air when he said “What the f— now?”
Ah, yes — the casual “what the f— now.” This was KAKE NEWS and not FAKE NEWS. Sorry, that was too easy.
Shortly after the incident occurred, KAKE released a statement: