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A Man Who Has Nothing In Particular To Recommend Him Discusses All Sorts of Subjects at Random as Though He Knew Everything

***insert blogpost here***

(I am grateful for the expressions of concern about my health from one and all. Thank you all, and I hope you all have your inhaler at all times.)

***funny opening line***

***obligatory reference to hectic nature of blogger’s jetset lifestyle***

***insert excuse for meager writing input here by tangentially referring to obligatory reference to hectic nature of blogger’s jetset lifestyle illness***

***if dire emergency, post pictures of adorable children or pets here***

***childless bloggers with dead pets insert random cameraphone shots of surroundings in the manner of Japanese tourist in Disneyland parking lot***

***utilize hardy perennial reference to received knowledge about political figure to cadge 600 words from autotext***

***mock Microsoft/Blogger/Opposing Political Party/French here***

***describe quotidian activities in excruciating detail here***

***best to edit out throne/magazine/candle details from previous item- not funny***

***post YouTube video your brother sent you of Ray Charles and Van Morrison for no apparent reason except it’s terrific***

***mock Billy Joel in front row–you are so not Van Morrison, dude***


9 Responses

  1. ***Insert vague comment here, only mildy amusing to myself***
    ***Insert follow up comment here, that praises your post/blog, but still manages to talk about myself***

  2. ***insert comment here, commenting on the previous comments***

    ***insert a further comment as if the previous commentors have not already thought of it themselves***

    ***reach for inhaler***

  3. ***type “heh” instead of any sort of intelligent rejoinder about wry nature of previous comment***

  4. Even though like most highly talentless people I’m easily bored, I’m finding all this mildly amusing.

  5. (Thanks–I keep mine in a salt shaker which somehow got lost inside my mashed potatoe Devil’s Tower)

    ***Even though like most highly talentless people I’m easily bored, I’m finding all this mildly amusing***

    (I’ll pay them back after the Spring Thaw)

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