All of NewsFeed’s childhood dreams are about to come true.
Well, except for the pony. So yeah, maybe we’ve always had a secret desire to join a flash mob, but could it get any more kookier or mind-blowingly fantastic with a Reading Rainbow theme?
LeVar Burton, the former host of Reading Rainbow, is doing just that and rounding up some fans who undoubtedly remember their PBS-filled childhoods. He tweeted yesterday, “Having amazing conversations with some powerful partners who want to join us in the #ReadingRainbowFlashmob IT’S ON!” The children’s book show ran from 1983 all the way to 2009, when it was canceled.
Basically, the flash mob will feature people dancing to Reading Rainbow’s theme song. Maybe a visual reenactment of the show’s opening sequence with pretty rainbows and several books? As long as it’s not a bunch of fully-formed adults sitting around reading children’s books to each other. That would be a little weird — though NewsFeed would still make an appearance.
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