Gut Rumbles
 

January 05, 2005

stirrin' the pot

At the Helen blog-meet, I asked a simple question: "Have any of you ever written a post KNOWING that you were gonna piss a lot of people off, and then did it just to see HOW MANY people you could piss off?" Most people shook their heads and said, "no...."

Damn! I was surprised. Of course, I knew that these guys would shout "HELL YEAH!" in unison, and they did. They may be yankees, but they think a lot like I do (and I mean that with all the non-gay love I can muster for yankees). Geoff and Gordon share my motto: "Fuck 'em if they can't take a joke."

I confess. A lot of what I write is designed to stir the pot. I want people to REACT, whether they agree with what I write or not. If I make you laugh or make you think or just plain chap your ass, my mission is accomplished. I got a reaction. Always remember that fact when you read me, and think about it when you blog.

I'd rather be hated than ignored.

Comments

Since I found your blog I've also bought Vaseline Intensive Care Lotion stock. I use so much of it after I read you and it makes it so much easier to put on my jeans or even sit down that I figured "Why not?"

I also bought some Visine stock. On account of the occasional retina burns.

;-)

Posted by: Amy on January 5, 2005 04:17 PM

And then there are those of us who are not at ALL surprised by this little confession.

Hehe.

Posted by: Chablis on January 6, 2005 04:30 AM

Most of them said "No"? (oO) Where's the fun in that?

Hell... it's entertaining to whack a yellow-jackets nest with a stick on occassion and see if you can duck the wasps. ;]

Posted by: Ironbear on January 9, 2005 03:54 AM
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