Archive for the ‘cowboy’ category

Heroin Addiction, BlogMedia and The Art Of The Comeback In Internet Time

March 7, 2006

One of my favorite songs of all-time is “Strawberry” by the used-to-be-famous band “Everclear“.

The song is about a heroin addict’s struggle to stay clean.

For some reason that song was in my head this morning as I thought about the latest news from BlogMedia.

Things were looking pretty bleak for BlogMedia earlier this year.


How Not To Get Your Name Mentioned on Chartreuse (beta)

February 27, 2006


So I’m reading this free Link Bait Report and find a link to my site.

How cool is that?

Very cool if you are me. Of course the name of my site wasn’t mentioned but I can deal with that.

I just won’t mention his name either.


The 9rules Guide:How Not To Kick Your Girlfriend Out Of The Band

February 16, 2006


Some people don’t take rejection well.

One day I came from 16 hours of work and found my apartment empty except for my Playstation2. It seemed my girlfriend had moved in with my cousin and they ‘freed’ my belongings.

After endless bickering I finally took my girlfriend’s name and picture and had it printed on 144 T-shirts with the word WHORE underneath in big bold letters.

I then had the newspaper guy drop them off at every apartment in her new complex.

As she learned, there is a wrong way of kicking people out of your band, your life or your network. 9rules is today’s case study of the wrong way.

Let’s examine what not to do:


Nick Denton, Oprah Winfrey And The Art Of Getting Laid

February 14, 2006


Let’s talk about sex.

Not Sam Sugar Sex or Cowboy Sex or anything like that.

My friends and I managed to boil down our handbook for getting laid down to one sentence.

It’s the same principle used to make a good product into a successful brand people rave about.

And yes, it can really all be boiled down to one deceptive sentence.

But if you get it you’re guaranteed not only fulfilled nights but raving fans which will make you wealthy beyond your dreams.

Here’s the sentence.