Flooded with great information on people seeking traffic this morning. Troy Worman is shepherding the 100 Bloggers project… a nifty idea that went through so many iterations of lazy that I couldn’t tell you who started it or when, just that a book was promised… I suppose I could look it up. My access to Typepad was again occluded this morning. On Firefox I was getting a redirect to a site named "Fake Typepad." On IE I was just getting a DNS (server not found) error. All this happened after I visited this blog:
I provide the link in case you’d like to see if there’s malware lurking there to screw up your PC. So far the guy’s a one trick pony. "What if the Boston Tea Party was really about rum?"
I’m betting that it was, although I’m sure that tea figured into it somehow. So how and when did the history get re-written?
Both these links come from people who are emailing people looking for traffic. I do this sometimes. I have a select list of other people’s friends I bother when I have written something I think is especially great or just goofy enough… and we’d all like more readers, right? (Readers write?) But damn… Troy’s stuff is thick with the stuff that makes newspaper editors on holiday eschew their own publications. And Ian Williams? Well, like Troy, he’s more a flogger than a blogger, and right now he’s flogging his new book. And it’s probably a good book, if you’re into the trangle trade of 17th and 18th centruy British colonialism in the Atlantic.
I’d rather look at a few good photo essays.
… or this, complete with Bikini! Or someplace in the Marshall Islands.