Cutest bear on earth visits my blog

June 2, 2011

Blog Guy, have you ever done anything as a blogger that you’re really ashamed of?

Nothing that anybody can prove.

Really? Nothing?

Okay, okay, I guess you’ve heard I hired Medo the Bear Cub to do cute stuff on my blog today. I mean, we’re heading into the summer lull and I need the traffic.

I’m not proud of it. I spent most of my promotional budget for the year, but it’s worth it.

For an extra $75 Medo will even hug a dog. I guess he’s as shameless as I am.

It’s a pretty sad day, Blog Guy, when a sarcastic, smart-ass humor blogger like yourself resorts to a tactic like this.

Jeez, isn’t there anything else you could do to attract a few more innocent readers doing Google searches?

I could say the dog belongs to Kate Middleton.

Now you’ve hit rock bottom, Blog Guy. Any other click-bait you want to add while there’s still time?

No, I’m off to search for Medo’s mother. She’s a Mama Grizzly….

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Bear cub Medo plays with the Logar family dog in Podvrh village, central Slovenia, June 1, 2011.  REUTERS/Srdjan Zivulovic

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BG, your viewership might be a bit off today since most of Europe has a holiday today – well, at least France and Germany.

Posted by Jibberish | Report as abusive

Naah no hols for Brits so loving the cuddly bears :)

Posted by fwd079 | Report as abusive

Not to worry, Spin. Fantasy photos are a different budget line.

Posted by rcbasler | Report as abusive

Awwwwwww…. How totally cute! (But I hope he’s not just taste-testing for future reference, because pretty soon he’ll be a lot bigger – and meaner – than that doggie!)

Posted by Moonshine | Report as abusive

BG, if you really want to pander, just talk about Medo’s shoe collection.

Or mention Medo does haiku. :)

Posted by skeres | Report as abusive

It’s the start of the vampbearocalypse! Poor Logar family dog, didn’t even see it coming.

Posted by iflydaplanes | Report as abusive

Medo doesnt have a shoe collection, skeres… I checked.Not even teddy shoes! :(
Anyone notice his expression in that last pic, he looks soooo totally wicked!! Like that! Cute’s out, wicked is IN! :D

Posted by Shra | Report as abusive

Medo the vampire zomibe bear acquires another unsuspecting victim.

Posted by Nosmo_King | Report as abusive

Is Medo a contraction for Medi-Doughnut? Trying to slip another plug in there, BG?

A haiku:

Vampire bears are in
The family dog takes the bite
Shameless plugs abound

Posted by AllThatJazz | Report as abusive

You’ll notice that the poor dog is chained down. Brings to mind the goat in Jurassic Park.

Posted by AllThatJazz | Report as abusive

Cute bear mouthing the cute dog’s ear. Kind of gumming it. In fact, Medo is really a gummy bear covered in pocket fuzz!

Posted by Onedoor | Report as abusive

I’m with Ifly and Nosmo; that’s not a cutsie bear, that’s a “blood sucking fiend from beyond the grave”. Bonus points for anyone recognising the quotation…

Posted by CrowGirl | Report as abusive

@CrowGirl, was that from Buffy the Vampire Slayer?

@jclimacus, it’s all about the nom-nom’s! Om nom nom nom. :)

Posted by iflydaplanes | Report as abusive

@Crowgirl – that’s either Joe Biden describing John McCain, or my lawyer describing my ex-wife after the first meeting.
Or possibly both?

Posted by Nosmo_King | Report as abusive

:) Yes Ifly, it was. The original and classic movie, not the rubbish tv series.

Posted by CrowGirl | Report as abusive

Note to self: Never make friends with @Nosmo’s ex-wife.

Posted by Dave_not_dave | Report as abusive

[...] Guy, I really enjoyed your item on Medo, the world’s cutest bear, visiting your blog a few days [...]

Nosmo, sorry if I’m stirring up bad memories here, but how did the lawyer describe her after meeting number five?

Posted by CrowGirl | Report as abusive

Point is, did it even go to Meeting No.5?
(Sorry, I can hear Lou Bega singing Mambo No.5, as I am writing this)…

Posted by Shra | Report as abusive

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