Thursday, June 10, 2004

Blog Dropping...

It been almost a year since I've been working on this blog (by the way, just a few more days till my birthday on June 14th. Whatcha gonna get me?) and I haven't really found too many blogs I like. I've gone to Mark Evanier's site a lot and asked for his comments, but he's too Hollywood to comment. I finally found one that seems to fit me well. His name is Dave Sherman and he writes a great blog called Better Living Through Blogging. His sensibilities are about the same as mine, I think. He's funny, topical and loves pop culture. When I asked him to give me advise on the blog, here's what he said...



"I like your site -- you're intelligent, outgoing, and seem to have a knack for writing "naturally." In short - you sound like a great guy to sit down and have lunch with -- a good conversationalist!



As far as the site itself -- the primary problem is that the comments don't work! Get back into Blogger and see if you can fix it yourself so that we can leave comments.



The only other thing I can think of is that you need to be able to add some links to your sidebar -- sites that you frequent, whether news/pop/blogs/etc.



Let me know if I can help -- I know that tinkering with the HTML and templates can be scary sometimes!



Best wishes,

Dave
"



You would think that Evanier could have been that nice. Thanks, Dave. You've made me feel a lot better about doing this blog. I hope to improve things soon and make everyone, including myself, happy with the outcome.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Hey, Sam. This is Mark Evanier.

I just searched my e-mail and I found a grand total of one message from you. It's dated June 5 and it doesn't ask me for comments...just asks me to check out a story on your blog. If you sent me a message asking me to respond to something, I didn't get it.

I am sometimes a lousy correspondent, especially during those weeks when I receive way too many messages to answer them all. But it's not because I'm "too Hollywood" (ask anyone who knows me). It's because I just get too far behind in the pile.

What was it you wanted me to comment on? Just your weblog in general? This is the first time I've read it but it seems like a good one. I'll come back the next few days and read more.