Is there anything more boring than a blogger?Â
Think about it.Â Professional writers are dull to begin with.Â They sit around all day WRITING.Â
Bloggers are even worse because they don’t just write — they are so needy for attention that they WORK FOR NOTHING.Â On the social strata, they are several notches lower than the guy who cleans the toilets at LAX.Â At least he gets PAID for his work!
Question.Â What is MORE painful than reading a blog post on your laptop?Â
Answer:Â HEARING a blog read out loud at some “hip” lounge!
Of course,Â I don’t mean being read by Helen Mirren.Â I mean READ by the BLOGGER HIMSELF!Â As if a blogger can actually read OR TALK.Â Â In fact, if he were able to talk, would he really be blogging?
Leahpeah has started something called LA BLOGGERS LIVE!Â Â Insanity.Â And I don’t even care if Leah is a FOD (Friend of Dooce).Â I’m going to say it again.Â ONE DUMB IDEA.Â Who cares about bloggers?Â Â Â Especially those phony, fake-boobed Scientology-loving, Kabbalah-string wearing, bad screenplay-writing residents of Los Angeles, the city with theÂ most-unhealthy air in the country, home to Paris Hilton and the worst season of “The Apprentice?”
From the LA Bloggers Live site:
How many times have you wished you could hear your favorite bloggers read live? Bloggers Live! is a combination of Los Angeles bloggers getting together once per month to read a selection of their entries live. Anyone who blogs is encouraged to join the group and sign up to read. Anyone who reads them, blogger or not, is invited to come and listen.
I can’t think of anything more pretentious than “reading” your blog to an audience.Â Only a truly narcissistic fool would do something like that.Â
So far, the list of those reading on Thursday June 28th at 6:30pm at the Tangier Lounge.($4 cover charge at the door) includes:
Erin from Queen of Spain
Joe from Artlung
Lynda from One Day at a Time
Deezee from Confessional Highway
Neil from Citizen of the Month
Jenn from Aka Jesais
Sign up if you want toÂ read or come to listen.
Neil’s Penis:Â “Will I get to read, too?”
Neil:Â “Sorry. Only bloggers.”