a head-to-head comparison between boing boing and mm.com

I’d been sitting here at my desk for about an hour, trying to craft a little post comparing the quality of the Small Wonder-themed comments left on this site a few months ago to those left on Boing Boing today, when it occurred to me that I’m an exhausted 40 year old man sacrificing sleep to scrape together a few witty lines about an irrelevant situation comedy about a girl robot for an unbelievably small audience of people that I do not know.

This, I think, is what they call a moment of clarity.

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8 Comments

  1. Ol' E Cross
    Posted November 11, 2008 at 11:52 pm | Permalink

    If I was smarter, I would’ve done my thesis on the Rhetoric of Mark Maynard.

    Then, your small wonder wit would be my obsession.

  2. mark
    Posted November 11, 2008 at 11:59 pm | Permalink

    This is what it took to bring you back, OEC?

  3. mark
    Posted November 11, 2008 at 11:59 pm | Permalink

    Did you find what you were looking for in the desert?

  4. Paw
    Posted November 12, 2008 at 9:37 am | Permalink

    Scientologists worship VICKI, the small girl robot from that show. They believe that L Ron Hubbard foretold of her coming in his short story Querston 5.

  5. Dirtgrain
    Posted November 12, 2008 at 12:10 pm | Permalink

    It’s only a moment of clarity if it results in change, right? But your blog is sweet. What are you thinking of doing differently?

  6. Posted November 12, 2008 at 1:55 pm | Permalink

    Ol’ E Cross is back?! Awesome! He’s the best! Coming up with brilliant comments on Mark’s topics isn’t always easy. Nobody does it better.

  7. Chelsea
    Posted November 12, 2008 at 4:27 pm | Permalink

    Take heart, Mark: Soon, you’ll be 41.

  8. Robert
    Posted November 20, 2008 at 12:27 pm | Permalink

    Head to head, clearly you have the bigger head, Mark.

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