Newswire: Jimmy Kimmel to cross the streams by hosting old and new Ghostbusters together

In a move that cries out to be condemned for being a smart ratings stunt by a savvy late-night host, Jimmy Kimmel is planning to do his part in exorcising the spirit of rancor fomented by grumpy fans of the 1984 Ghostbusters who are suspicious of the new one. USA Today reports an upcoming episode of Jimmy Kimmel Live! will feature the original team alongside the stars of the upcoming reboot, probably infuriating people who prefer their marketing synergy to stay limited to celebrity endorsements and free toy giveaways, rather than this bullshit modern world of clever tie-ins and hashtag campaigns.

June 8, a.k.a. Ghostbusters Day, will see the two crews of professionals busters of said ghosts on Kimmel’s program, following a day in which fans can see the 1984 classic on more than 800 screens nationwide in preparation for the release of the new iteration. Melissa …

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