There’s a time and a place to drop some Grand Theft Auto knowledge, and apparently that time is when you’re an anchor on the local news. While reporting on a story about the band Flock of Seagulls getting their van stolen, local news anchor Rusty Ray of WBTW-TV pointed out that the band’s hit song, I Ran (So Far Away), was ironically “The theme for... one of the Grand Theft Auto games, just sayin’.”
Specifically he’s talking about Grand Theft Auto: Vice City, which used the song heavily to advertise the song.
I’m not gonna lie -- I actually can’t remember the last time I heard someone on television make an accurate and specific reference to any game newer than Super Mario Brothers, and I do this stuff for a living.
Keep your nerd flag flying, Rusty.
(Clip via WBTW, South Carolina)