June 10, 2004

On The Internet, Everybody Knows Your Dog

In stores now! Own one today! :-)

(Click for a hi-res picture)

It's out! Jesse's famous! What a great cover!

The Reader did a great job. Thanks to Jim, Heather, Frank, and the rest of the team.

(A note to journalists, freelancers, and writers everywhere: my personal experience with the Reader team has been totally positive from start to finish. Very professional, courteous, and responsive. Everything a writer could ask for.)

UPDATE --- One little error I noticed in the text of the print edition. On page 48 at the top left. For the blog entry on the Chinese fortune cookie (see here and scroll down a bit), the Reader folks typed in the text of the fortune, rather than including the actual photo (they included it on the cover). But when typing in the text, they inadvertently corrected the mistake that was in the actual fortune, rendering my little comment moot. Here again is the actual fortune cookie. Notice the text doesn't make any sense because of the extra "be":

Posted by brian at June 10, 2004 10:45 AM


Congrats to you and Jesse!

Posted by: jima at June 10, 2004 11:41 AM

very cool. Congrats. We knew you when...

Posted by: Julie Lerman at June 10, 2004 11:55 AM


Posted by: heif at June 11, 2004 08:00 AM

Hooray! for you and Jesse, now both of you are famous!
I too have a 10 year old Bull Terrier named Ebi [pronounced "ebee"] who is frequently referred to as "Spuds".
We too consistently hear the barrage of "Spuds" comments on a daily basis but never have heard one person call him the "Target dog;THANK GOD! I'm sure both Spuds and General Patton would agree.

Continued success to you and Jesse,

Ebi and his owner.

Posted by: kel at June 11, 2004 12:43 PM


An e-mail will be on its way to you shortly from the blogger (i.e., is me of course) of the Blogaholics Anonymous blog inviting you to be blogrolled as well as profiled there (whenever I manage to find the energy, time and online access to do so anyway; and when I am not in blog rehab for that matter either).

And, this ain't no *spam* either.

:-) [smile]

Posted by: mwb at June 14, 2004 04:51 PM

i am betting you are white
are there ANY black female bloggers in this world?
what a good ole boy network you all have

Posted by: kuros at June 15, 2004 12:03 PM

Hey.. I saw you in the Reader last night! I think D picked it up for me because he saw blogging mentioned. Then I found you on my referrers this morning.. does that mean I know someone famous? :)

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