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Posts in: April 16th, 2008

Marketing Insanity

I won’t deny checking out Diablo Cody‘s MySpace blog, at first for more fodder in my crusade against her career, and boy does she ever disappoint. Like 90% of blogs on the Internet, it’s a haphazard assortment of embedded YouTube videos, links to shit nobody cares about (but the comment sycophants sure fake it well!), mildly interesting anecdotes, and pop-culture vomit. I lost interest shortly after she stopped making disingenuous self-effacing remarks around Oscar time, but I still keep checking it…because of Rodney.

I don’t know what to make of Rodney. I’m fascinated in a trainwreck kind of way, because I can’t seem to figure out what’s happening with his blog and MySpace page [the link’s broken, but I included it on the off-chance it returns]. Sometimes, it feels like an elaborate prank/self-promotion, not unlike what I’ve attempted (and failed at—clearly raging insanity is more entertaining than incest jokes and Skip Press parodies). Other times, it feels 100% legit.

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