Gun-totin', Chronic-smokin' Hearse Initiator (ludickid) wrote,
Gun-totin', Chronic-smokin' Hearse Initiator
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A day that will live in infamy

I refer, of course, to the annual idea-stolen-from-calamityjon post were I revisit my most commented-upon posts of each month of the year. What you people like, it's shameful.

JANUARY: I debut a new icon set of Dr. Doom images and all the geeks on my friends list have a Doomgasm. Especially fun since all these icons are gone now so the whole thread makes no sense! (Runner-up: I ask people about their favorite brand of ginger ale, and everyone gets all whipped up into a frenzy of brand loyalty.)

FEBRUARY: Ill-natured japes are had at the expense of the McDonald's corporation as they attempt to market their goods to colored people. (Runner-up: Another icon-set post, this time about Oirish novelists, rendered incomprensible by the usage of time.)

MARCH: Yet another pointless and now completely meaningless icon-set, where I select my least favorite crappy pop singers and everybody gets all bent out of shape about it. (Runner-up: A completely random post leads to completely random comments, most of which are about religious programming.)

APRIL: Comics geekery descends to a new low as people spend endless amounts of precious time speculating about the political inclinations of various superheroes. (Runner-up: I indulge in the 'interview' meme and it uncharacteristically does not annoy my girlfriend, because I say nice things about her in it.)

MAY: I solicit suggestions for a freelance article (that I ended up not being able to sell) about hysterically overwrought pop-culture portrayals of harmless trends. (Runner-up: I assign wrestling moves to my nerd friends, generating so many comments that it beats out the "Ask the Defenders" post.)

JUNE: A poll concerning racism during Forbidden Topics Week proves that the skin you're in is still America's national obsession. (Runner-up: Free ice cream wins again, as I write hip-hop verses for all comers.)

JULY: Icon sets, superheroes, blah blah blah. (Runner-up: The end of Forbidden Topics week sees many comments over the "crime" poll.)

AUGUST: I inquire as to which discontinued food products people miss more than they miss their dead grandparents, and a hilarious orgy of consumerism ensues. (Runner-up: Another post about discontinued food items, bringing the total number of comments up to sixty jillion.)

SEPTEMBER: I continue to annoy my girlfriend with another meme, this one the movies-stills-quiz one. (Runner-up: I analyze a column by the ever-fascinating Dennis "My Son Has a Black Friend" Prager in which he explains that women are not capable of rational thought.)

OCTOBER: Five little words: The Day the Clown Cried. (Runner-up: The currently-stalled-but-will-return Profiles In Bullshit series takes a look at Jowly John McLaughlin.)

NOVEMBER: Another flippant poll generates endless controversy over which daily comic strip sucks the most refrigerator run-off. (Runner-up: Follow-up conversation about the same poll leads to a bizarre digression about the ability of a septugenarian to win fistfights.)

DECEMBER SO FAR: Still more fun with icons, in an amusing visual gag run that will make absolutely no sense in about three days' time. (Runner-up: Furries can't get enough of the IMDB message boards!)

Also, because I am a remorseless self-whore and because I think these deserve a wider readership, I ask you all kindly to go look at the Christmas stories I did in 2003 and 2004. Come on! The first one has art by, among others, [Unknown LJ tag], manningkrull, thaitea, oilyrags, and roseyv, so it's good even if you hate my shitty writing. DO IT, or Bill O'Reilly will single you out for hating Jesus.
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