A plaque remaining from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem.

Above, a 1934 plaque from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem. Discarded as trash in 2006.

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Entry from October 30, 2016
Pure Bull Shit (Public Broadcasting Service or PBS nickname)

Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) is an American public broadcaster and television program distributor. Some people who dislike PBS have given it the obvious nickname of “Pure B.S.” “What does “pbs” stand for? ‘Pure Bull Shit?’” was posted to the newsgroup alt.showbiz.gossip on March 22, 1996.


The Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) is an American public broadcaster and television program distributor. Headquartered in Arlington, Virginia, PBS is an independently operated non-profit organization and is the most prominent provider of television programs to public television stations in the United States, distributing series such as Keeping Up Appearances, BBC World News, NOVA scienceNOW, NOVA, Dragon Tales, PBS NewsHour, Walking with Dinosaurs, Masterpiece, Nature, American Masters, Frontline, and Antiques Roadshow.

Google Groups: alt.showbiz.gossip
ALL Queers \faggs \buttbunnies \dikes \lesbians must fucking die .
Malfouf al-Makboos
3/22/96
(...)
What does “pbs” stand for? “Pure Bull Shit?”

Google Groups: alt.conspiracy
Frontline Cover-up
Mark W. McBride, President/CEO
10/9/97
(...)
He’s the *same* reporter who did the PBS (Pure Bull Shit) report on the alleged by the White House and Pentagon officials “suicide” of Adm Jeremy “Mike” Boorda. It was a PBS twofer sale.

Google Groups: alt.society.liberalism
Does PBS Stand For ‘Promoting Biased Stories’?
Panhead
4/22/99
Pure Bull Shit.

Google Groups: alt.music.elo
Not really sure what PBS is all about
Jasminsalt
8/12/01
PBS........Pure BS or Pure Bull Shit, as we’ve been experiencing this past weekend in some cities in the Us.

Google Groups: talk.politics.misc
A Nation Cannot Survive Treason From Within
Daniel
12/18/02
(...)
Doesn’t PBS stand for Pure BullShit?

Urban Dictionary
PBS
1. Pure BullShit.
1a. Something being referred to as trash or something useless: uninteresting; dull; boring.
2. Tacky.
(...)
by French038 November 29, 2005

Google Books
It Still Moves:
Lost Songs, Lost Highways, and the Search for the Next American Music

By Amanda Petrusich
New York, NY: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
2008
Pg. ?:
Indeed, the Inn’s website recommends you “don’t dick around” with an incomplete reservation, refers to PBS as “Pure Bull Shit,” and suggests that the owners cannot afford the psychiatric help they require because they lack health insurance.

Twitter
DebstarBitch
‏@deborajvoltaire
My bf boss is a douche. Fuckin PBS . Stands for pure bullshitt
9:51 AM - 30 Jul 2010

Twitter
Charles Almon
‏@charles116
Apparently some of Tina Fey’s ‘aledged’ controversial remarks were edited out her award show. I guess PBS stands for Pure Bull Shit.
3:29 PM - 16 Nov 2010

Facebook
E Henry Schoenberger
September 16, 2014 ·
PBS now stands for “pure bull shit”

Twitter
Seeing Red
‏@SeeingRed02
ABC (All BigCommies), CBS (See? B.S.), NBC (Nasty Big Communists), PBS (Pure Bull S**T), CNN (Clinton News Network)
2:49 PM - 14 Jul 2016

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CityRadio/Television • Sunday, October 30, 2016 • Permalink