April bests: why are you smiling?

May 2, 2009

My blog’s traffic stats have been tabulated for April, and I’m proud of the results.

The diverse subject matter in the top five posts shows readers are coming here for news they can’t get anyplace else.

Just look. A report about making your dog happy on the road, a fresh angle on  entertainers who make us laugh, and a surprising look at a life-saving garment at least half of us wear every day.

To round out the top five, a feel-good look at some young people smiling through diversity, followed by a report on a guy reaching for the stars – or for something, at least.

Step up and take a bow for your good taste, readers. The gent in item number one is choosing your prize now….

5. I can poop right in the back seat?

4. SNL veterans: not stand-up comedy?

3. Miracle bras: hooters and shooters?

2. Harry Potter and the Murder Rap?

And my number one most-popular posting for April:

1. It don’t get much worse than this!

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Mr Bob,

If someone is found to have posted to each of these blogs, do they win a valuable prize?

I…I gots to know!

And yes, I DO feel lucky! Though I am not a punk.

Well, lucky next time you do this monthly show of shows, anyway.

Posted by tim | Report as abusive

Shut up and go into hiding, Tim! The last person who admitted to commenting on that many blogs was taken away by the government for scientific experiments.

Posted by Robert Basler | Report as abusive

Hi, Robert Basler.

And I thought the swine flu pigs can fly joke was funny.
http://www.ehow.com/how_4933446_disinfec t-prevent-swine-flu.html

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