As I spend all day setting up my new Blackberry (ver ver ver sexy bit of kit!) and I’ve been having a little purge of blogs I subscribe to via RSS I thought I would share why some are “in” and some are “out” for 2009.
This follows my very public purge and reporting of, via Twitter, of my unsubscribing of certain ezines…… now that was fun!
I’m on a mission to follow only those blogs who add value. Difficult to quantify but I’m a big blog follower – have been for about 3 years – and I think I can trust my instincts now.
Very truly OUT are….
1. all those (including those of my family!) where they can’t be arsed to post to their blog within the last two weeks (this criteria would have been the last week but it IS Christmas/New Year), as I bloody well give up if they don’t get it yet about blogging.
2. where every post is a video with no intro beyond the title – what’s gonna make me watch it?
3. where it’s all sell, sell, sell particularly of other people’s stuff, and no personal insight and thoughts at all.
4. anyone who talks about god without qualifying it at all to cater for all tastes (i.e. or the universe or whatever YOU believe in) although I am becoming strangely hooked on Rev Run’s show on MTV which my 13 year old is watching compulsively and is absolutely hilarious. We have found a common bond in music and very rich people’s property a la MTV’s Cribs over the Xmas hols……..best interior design taste award so far goes to Pamela Anderson FYI. Go figure.
Rev Run’s into hip-hop and god, not two of my favourite things in the whole wide world as god=organised religion in my book and hip hop just gets on my nerves after a while. Still…..it’s a very cool show AND a loveable family. Almost as good as Shazzer and co, and I didn’t like rock music either. The Rev’s two older daughters are very smart, funny and quick (aka Phoebe) and the middle son reminds me of Nelson a lot. Jo-Jo is a techie geek who’s cool and the dog makes me laugh. As does the baby.
Do they have a blog I wonder? Must have………
I’m off to find it. I’ll come back to this rant later.