Charlie Longo knows who you are: BRCC Awards video pokes fun at BDN commenters

longoAren’t you at least a little bit curious about the identity of the people who comment on the Bangor Daily News website? Who are these people? Are they people you know? What’s the deal?

Well, even if you’re not all that curious, former city councilor Charlie Longo is. In a video produced by Sutherland and Weston Communications for the Bangor Region Chamber of Commerce Awards, held Wednesday night at the Cross Insurance Center, it’s suggested that Longo knows the true identity of those commenters, and in fact can tell who they are by their usernames — some prominent people in the community are hiding behind their BDN aliases, Longo claims.

Longo’s cameo starts at the 1:40 mark. He’s an incredibly good sport about the whole thing — and it’s pretty funny, to boot.

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Emily Burnham is a Maine native, a UMaine graduate, a proud Bangorian and a writer an editor for Bangor Metro Magazine, the Weekly and the Bangor Daily News, where she's worked since 2004. She reports on everything from local bands to local food to all the cool things going on in the Greater Bangor community. In her quest for stories, she's seen countless concerts and plays, been lobster fishing, interviewed celebrities, hung out with water buffalo and played in a ukulele orchestra. She's interested in everything -- especially if it happens in Maine. Albums for review are accepted digitally only; please no CDs.