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Monday
Aug252008

Olympics Crack UPDATE: The Shakes

My readership shot up 70% during the Olympic Games, which was terrifying.  I was afraid that this meant people were coming to me for actual information, and was quite relieved when I looked at the search term leaders and realized that what Phelps giveth, the pervs take away.

I hereby deem this the Squickest Olympiad Ever on the sole basis of my analytics.  You cannot imagine the number of readers who came to the site after searching up "nastia liukin dad kiss on mouth," "nastia liukin father creepy," "nastia incest," "nastia bare feet," "shawn johnson bare feet," "shopping for crack," and, most alarmingly, "oh noooo weightlifting olympics."  It accounts for hundreds and hundreds of hits.

You know how many people searched for "mary beth ellis"? Four.

I'm starting to think that's a good thing.

totally missing live broadcasts consisting almost entirely of taped footage at:  mbe@drinktothelasses.com

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Reader Comments (5)

If the withdrawal symptoms get too much to bear, pop on over to USA for some US Open tennis coverage--Al Trautwig is handling the nightly in-studio stuff, and Ted Robinson is calling matches, so it's almost like being back in Beijing!

August 26, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterCarrie

Hope some of the new readers stick around! I know I linked to and mentioned your Olympic coverage more than once!! Great job!!!

August 26, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterKris

I hereby deem this the Squickest Olympiad Ever on the sole basis of my analytics. You cannot imagine the number of readers who came to the site after searching up “nastia liukin dad kiss on mouth,” “nastia liukin father creepy,” “nastia incest,” “nastia bare feet,” “shawn johnson bare feet,” “shopping for crack,” and, most alarmingly, “oh noooo weightlifting olympics.”

Sorry about that. But the weightlifting one wasn't me; I've already seen that video.

Looking forward to the 2012 coverage. Hopefully you'll be in London broadcasting on Blonde Champagne Radio... or hired by MSNBC? ;-)

I would like to visit London, and the Olympics seem like a good enough excuse. I'll have to start saving now.

But now we need a final analysis of the whole thing. What did Beijing amount to? The end of American athletic superiority? The arrival of the Marvel Mutants (Michael Phelps)? The awesomness/creepiness of flying drums?

August 26, 2008 | Unregistered Commenterred pill junkie

"I know I linked to and mentioned your Olympic coverage more than once!!"

And that is why Kris? Is awesome.

August 26, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterMB
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