Roanoke Rises Up on Twitter

Emily Nussbaum, a staff writer for The New Yorker, was just watching television on Monday, which she does for living, when she came up on a 1970 episode of The Dating Game. Karen Carpenter (yes, that Karen Carpenter) won a date to Roanoke (yes, that Roanoke). Nussbaum’s Twitter post said “a trip to Roanoke seemed more like a punishment” which launched an avalanche of posts setting her straight on Roanoke.

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