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Video: Why Kyle Clark's rant about snowy patio photos hit Buzzfeed, Reddit

Footage from local TV news broadcasts seldom goes viral unless somebody drops an f-bomb. But a 9News video featuring anchor Kyle Clark managed to inspire a Buzzfeed feature and make a splash on Reddit simply by offering an "editorial" begging viewers to stop sending in photos of their snowy patios after a storm.

Why? For one thing, it's funny, as you'll see in the clip below, supplemented with examples of pics Clark prefers. For another, it's true -- and as a bonus, his quasi-rant kinda/sorta bites the hand that feeds him.

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Michael Roberts has written for Westword since October 1990, serving stints as music editor and media columnist. He currently covers everything from breaking news and politics to sports and stories that defy categorization.
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