Newswire: Get Involved, Internet: Help the Found Footage Festival guys out of a legal jam

Our old friends Joe Pickett and Nick Prueher are devoted to bringing more of the good kind of weird into the world, whether that’s in the form of their work on the Found Footage Festival—finding the weirdest VHS tapes in existence and bringing them to a wider audience—or with a periodic series of morning news pranks that’s seen them get “troubled yo-yo experts” and clearly incompetent Thanksgiving chefs onto the air. Unfortunately, the pair’s latest news stunt has finally drawn the ire of a big corporation, with TV conglomerate Gray Television suing the duo for “copyright infringement, fraud, and conspiracy” after they posted videos of themselves appearing on the company’s stations as decidedly unimpressive inspirational strongman duo Chop And Steele.

Apparently irritated by the sight of its anchors ooh-ing and ahh-ing while …

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