I do remember Text from Dog. I was the one who showed it to you. Sort of how I got us into Hyperbole and a Half where Allie also got a book deal and has not updated since 2011. Or how I love 2 Birds 1 Blog where they also got a book deal – for three books and I even bought their first book: The Misanthrope’s Guide to Life: (Go Away!) – and the last time I saw an update was in May of 2012. So many blogs left in the wasteland. And no, I do not begrudge them whatever success their blogs have given them, but throw a bone to the readers who helped you get that book deal to begin with. Jenny Lawson aka The Bloggess manages to do it, why can’t the rest?
New subject, which I will totally manage to connect with my little rant up there. I swear. Sort of.
Okay so now I will tell you that one of the actors in one of the webseries I currently follow – okay, that sounds like I follow a lot them, I only follow like two; Squaresville and The Lizzie Bennet Diaries – tweeted me. He presumably checked out my Twitter after I started following him. Which is all kinds of nice and makes me like him even more.
An introvert extrovert, proud member of the Unicorn Success Club and an amateur silly person. And according to
@AsheAgirl a meanie culture snob
The first is my spin on how Morten once described me, so that is a 100% Rikke original. Ish.
The Unicorn Success Club is however not my invention, but oh do I wish it was. Nope, it is an invention of Jenny Lawson – she a tie to my rant! – and the club meets the first week of Awesome and the mascot is a cougar, because picking a unicorn as a mascot is just to obvious. Read the linked blog post and you will understand it all.
Amateur silly person is an adaptation of Pamela Ribon‘s conglomerate description as being in part a professional silly person, but seeing as I am not a professional in any way or form I decided to go with amateur.
And lastly my sister thinks I am a meanie culture snob because I think 50 Shades of Grey is horrible without having read it while she thinks it is pretty rad. I stand by my opinion and will gladly embrace that descriptor.
And while I was busy writing this post this happened:
I love the internet!