That wasn’t the case with yesterday’s April Fools Day item about the KC Strip party trolleys delaying the launch of its weekend party trolleys from next Friday to Oct. 1st to coincide with the American Royal BBQ contest.
“I’ve had all these people calling me all today saying, ‘Hey, I hear your deal’s off – your bussing deal is off,’ ” says co-organizer Bill Nigro. “And Joe Hodgin, the head of Missouri state liquor control told me he’d read your article that said we were delayed. I guess he didn’t read the comments.”
I came clean on the ruse in the comments section as well as writing it on the silly side.
“I could tell,” Nigro says. “You know that and I know that but the regular Joe Schmoes don’t know that.”
Told I would now add further clarification, Nigro cautioned: