Ric Romero: A human reporter that is alive
Ric Romero is a reporter for the LA news station KABC, and the secret alter-ego of superhero Captain Obvious. He became known to fark when, in 2005, he reported on the new trend of blogging. Since then he has gone on to report the painfully obvious, such as the fact that hospital fees vary for the same procedure, and possibly that water is wet, tune in at 11 to find out.
The sheer honesty and obviousness of the subjects he covers makes it easy to lampoon him, which makes Romero reports a popular greenlight on fark. Romero is aware of his reputation on Fark.com, and has done a shout-out to the community when he reported on his own obviousness.