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Cultural Appropriation WINY Radio “Reporter” Is Mad We Are Using His “Stories” To Shame The Same People He Is Clearly Trying To Shame For Page Views

Cultural Appropriation WINY Radio “Reporter” Is Mad We Are Using His “Stories” To Shame The Same People He Is Clearly Trying To Shame For Page Views

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The WINY Radio Facebook page has been a great source of material for Turtleboy. They cover much of eastern Connecticut and publicly shame ratchets by putting their mugshots and crimes on their FB page. Just yesterday we blogged about this story involving an EAST Putnam (not regular Putnam) firefighter who was involved in a high speed chase with the police, which ended up resulting in a cop car crashing into a tree.

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Basically they do it because they know that muffs like this are gold mines. Mugshots like that will draw people to their page, garner likes and comments, and grow their following. Smart business move.

But apparently this snowflake doesn’t care for it:

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Andy Richardson is a “reporter” for WINY Radio:


And by “reporter” we mean, he copies and pastes press releases from the Connecticut State Police Troop D’s Facebook page, and posts them onto WINY Radio’s page. He’s also a walking cultural appropriation:


Swedish corn rows? Big no-no Andy.

Let’s check out his complaint about Turtleboy again:

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Complaint 1: Turtleboy “uses excerpts of our material to demonize and ostracize people in the most cruel ways.”

Newsflash – you are doing the exact same thing. You could put any press releases you want on your Facebook page, but you purposely choose the most outstanding ratchet mugshots you can find. Your intent is clearly to demonize these nudniks because you know, just like Turtleboy knows, that everyone enjoys coming together to laugh at these hood bunnies.

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Complaint 2: “At least we’re doing it in a professional, non-biased way which informs the public.”

Yea, because when you copy and past something from the CT State Police page, the first word that comes to mind is “professional.” And if this face doesn’t scream “I’m a professional”


Then I don’t know what does.

Complaint 3: “Turtleboy is pure sleaze and use our material to get there.”

So let me get this straight. We “use” the material YOU post, but when we do it it’s sleazy, and when you do it it’s “reporting the news.” Yea, that makes TONS of sense. And also, please, tell me more about how reporting things you copy and pasted from the CT State Police makes it “your” material.

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Complaint 4: “I don’t write stuff just for it to be used to hurt people.”

Actually, that’s exactly what you do. But OK. I guess these posts are supposed to make ratchets feel……..better about themselves? Who knew?

Anyway, DJ extraordinaire Ron Carson doesn’t seem to be pleased about the irate phone calls he’s getting from listeners because Turtleboy is using WINY’s public Facebook posts in our blogs:

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Knowing that John, Kerri, Andy, and Ron are getting together in a board meeting to discuss what to do about this “Turtleboy problem” is the best way to start off a Monday.

In the comments Andy Richardson brainstormed ways to take down Turtleboy, including a cease and desist letter:

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Because we don’t get cease and desist letters every other day. LOL. Let me give all the whiners a piece of advice out there – when lawyers write a cease and desist to Turtleboy on your behalf, they’re just running up the bill on you. A cease and desist letter from a lawyer is nothing more than a recommendation. If we ignore them (which we do 90% of the time), then it’s up to you to pony up thousands of dollars for an imaginary Internet lawsuit. The lawyers know you’re not gonna do that, but they happily charge you a couple hundred bucks for the cease and desist letter anyway.

So there you have it Andy. You said you wanted Turtleboy to read your rant, and now we have. We look forward to using your stories in the future. Keep the ratchet updates coming, because we LOVE your page.


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23 Comment(s)
  • I Bring Gifts of Gold
    March 28, 2017 at 1:25 am

    Check his criminal record. It’s public information.

    He’s no better than the ratchets he “reports” about…

    You’re welcome.

  • Lisa flood
    March 28, 2017 at 12:02 am

    when I first saw his picture ? I honestly thought he was trying out for the summer Turtle boy shirt!!!! Is it just me or is he just missing a shell??

  • Lisa
    March 28, 2017 at 12:01 am

    when I first saw his picture ? I honestly thought he was trying out for the summer Turtle boy shirt!!!! Is it just me or is he just missing a shell??

  • BlackandWhite
    March 27, 2017 at 6:31 pm

    WTF? His hair looks like it was plowed and harrowed.

    Shit! Now I want corn on the cob.

  • Steven Stover
    March 27, 2017 at 2:12 pm

    He eats corn the long way.

  • Wabbitt
    March 27, 2017 at 2:11 pm

    He should have just stopped at “I don’t write.” Because copying and pasting isn’t writing.

  • Cartoon vibe
    March 27, 2017 at 1:24 pm

    Another delusional kid, living in a parallel and self-centered universe.

  • Turd Burglestein
    March 27, 2017 at 1:00 pm

    What a WINY pussy assed snowflake. He should be thanking Turtleboy for all the free publicity he’s getting when you do use his stuff. Probably triples the traffic they would normally get.

    And as far as brainstorming goes, don’t you need a brain to do that?

    • Lillian Irizarry
      March 27, 2017 at 1:30 pm

      Oh no Stalin, obviously you don’t need a brain! *Wink*

  • F Winy
    March 27, 2017 at 12:49 pm

    Winy is a joke. No one under 60 listens to that radio station.

  • Turd Burglestein
    March 27, 2017 at 12:47 pm

    I don’t care for the look of this young man but I can imagine that nose buried in my ass while he is attending to my old, tired balls with his tongue. At my age an erection is as rare as a solar eclipse but a prostate massage! Yes!

  • X
    March 27, 2017 at 12:43 pm

    There’s lots of plagiarizing between all parties.

    • KimberlyS
      March 27, 2017 at 4:01 pm

      It’s not plagiarizing if you give proper credit to the source, which TBS does.

    • True Reality Speaks
      Helpful Hints
      March 28, 2017 at 7:16 pm

      How is it plagiarizing when the screenshot as well as the article credits WINY?

      You should stick to monosyllabic words when you comment.

  • Strata
    March 27, 2017 at 12:37 pm

    Andy, your not a professional …..your a “copy boy” and a disingenuous fraud as TB just pointed out. I’m laughing at you.

  • TurtleBiach
    March 27, 2017 at 12:21 pm

    Oh, Andy….

    You have no idea what can of worms you have just opened….

  • Troubled Nostrils
    March 27, 2017 at 12:20 pm

    His nostrils trouble me.

    • me
      March 27, 2017 at 2:25 pm

      his face made of playdough troubles me.

  • Turtle boy supporter
    March 27, 2017 at 12:14 pm

    Maybe he should brainstorm on how not to look like a Jerry Springer reject…Lmao those corn rows

  • the repeater
    March 27, 2017 at 12:12 pm

    Just wondering why u show the same screen shot in your pieces 4 ,5, even 6 times per story?

    March 27, 2017 at 12:03 pm

    In high school Andy was voted MOST LIKELY TO SUCK YOUR DICK

  • Andy Richardson
    March 27, 2017 at 11:25 am

    Look Ma, I’m a journalist. Just like Clark Kent. I’m gonna make a difference. Like Woodward and Bernstein.

  • Jack Mehoff
    March 27, 2017 at 11:23 am

    Nothing says “I suck cock” like that face! Too much man protein must get his dander up.

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