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Fandom peeps! You have to watch this video!

And when you've given up punching the air and shouting Yes, yes, that's it EXACTLY!, watch it again. Because it's just that bloody awesome. And some of the juxtapositions are excellent. And I'm sure the little bit where he points at the Sky is entirely coincidental...

[personal profile] magister says he gives it 24 hours before something appears on YouTube with clips/stills/photos from each of the mentioned things. I'd like to see that :D

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The Blood is the Life!

Tuesday, July 7th, 2009 03:05 pm
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Fresh Squeezings from the veins of the internet!

And today's Meme is more of a poll. Tim Ireland at Bloggerheads is organising a boycott of the Total Bollocks guide to blogging. I don't know what to make of it. I appeared in it last year, and got a free copy of the overpriced and ill-informed pamphlet thereby generated for my trouble, and found it a singularly uninspiring experience.

My usual reaction to La Dale is to just ignore him. The more we read him, the more we link to him, the more entrenched he gets in his self-appointed role of BlogDaddy. He's the Iqbal Sacranie of bloggers, and I don't want to encourage that. The thing is, Tim Ireland's reaction to him is just as bad, to my mind. Ranting and raving and going on about him all the time is just giving him clicks. Clicks don't register as approving or outraged, they are just eyeballs on his site. Anyway, my question for you, dear f-list, is this: Should I participate in the Total Bollocks web guide this year or not? Do we want to infiltrate and subvert, or just ignore, and hope it goes away?

Poll #683 The lesser of two evils
Open to: Registered Users, detailed results viewable to: Just the Poll Creator, participants: 9

Who is worse?

Iain Dale
2 (22.2%)

Tim Ireland
0 (0.0%)

They're both as venal and depressing as each other
4 (44.4%)

They're both amazing and cool and I have cognitive dissonance
0 (0.0%)

I've never heard of either of them
3 (33.3%)

Should I participate in the Total Bollocks circle jerk?

Yes. All publicity is good publicity, and so what if Iain Dale gets some as well?
1 (11.1%)

No! Join the boycott and publicise the anti-Dale fanaticists!
1 (11.1%)

Just ignore the whole sorry shitfest, whether you get featured or not.
7 (77.8%)

Oh yes, and Tuesday is shoes day. Expect a big slew of shoes and boots and other assorted footwear to kick off my ebaying later.

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... two things.

1, On the way to the recording [livejournal.com profile] matgb and I picked up a freebie London paper. For reasons which needn't be gone into here he was spanking me with it at one stage. Then when we were in the drill hall it was on the floor at our feet... And Marcus Brigstocke picked it up. And read it. And then shoved it in Hugh Dennis's face, repeatedly. I therefore have in my possession a newspaper which has been in close physical proximity to my (clothed) bottom, and has been touched by Marcus Brigstocke's hands and Hugh Dennis's face. The bidding starts here.

2, Wearing the Forbidden Planet T-shirt was definitely a good idea. I got an impressed eyebrow raise and eye contact with Mitch Benn.

* fangirly swoon *

Also, Mitch was by FAR the funniest person there and doubtless half of his funniness will be cut.

* suspects that Mat will have something to say about that last with regard to Sue Perkins *

But yes, I laughed so hard my belly hurt and the company was great and I had eye contact with Mitch Benn. I am a very happy bunny.

And that's without even going into activities before the show, which I am sure you can all imagine, so I won't bore you with the detail but good god he's fantastic.

* feeble attempt at innocent expression *

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