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News THIS! – Aliens Demand Apology From Church Over Video Game

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A few years ago I tried my hand as a writer of news satire. I’d comb the Interwebs and select an article to parody. Watch as I crank the gyros on the Archiv-O-Matic to bring the articles back… FROM THE PAST.

Historical Note: This was in response to a furious reaction to Manchester Cathedral’s inclusion in the game “Resistance: Fall of Man”.

11 June 2007

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Totally inaccurate. Where is the blood?

MANCHESTER, England — Our glorious alien overlords have demanded that the Church of England make an instant and full apology for their continued “inappropriate use” of Manchester Cathedral, or they will suffer the agony of a thousand screaming deaths at the hands, claws and tentacles of terrifying abominations. The “Chimeran” race, long may they consume our young, strenuously object to the Church’s portrayal of the building as a place of worship in a popular video game. Read more…

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