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Monday
Aug242009

Obsession Convention

The best part about being a writer is that it provides cover for whatever shiny object has most recently captured my attention.  Eight hours mired in YouTube is carefully written in the daily activities log as "research."

As The Readers are well aware, this English major has attained the ability to know what a "drive shaft" is, thanks to the BBC.  I'm writing an article on Top Gear and need to interview avid viewers who are not me.  I'd have to put your full name if I use your answers, so if you're The Stig, this probably isn't a good game for you to play.

Email me if you're interested, and I'll send a set of questions for you to answer.  No, you will not get any money for it.  Because chances are very good that I will not get any money for it.

drive shaft.  heh. at:  mbe@drinktothelasses.com

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Reader Comments (10)

Ooooooo please count me in. I haven't had T.V. since March due to a "remodeling incident" but I did find myself unable to pull my male chromosomes away from a show about fast cars. Count me in.

Wishing they don't have an airplane version.

August 24, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterDwayne Parkinson

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MB- After your initial post about Top Gear, I decided I would check it out. It's become one of my favorite shows! I know next to nothing about cars, but if you need a teenage female perspective I'd be happy to help.

August 24, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterJosie Fink

Can't you just interview JTP or Country?

August 24, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterAnne from Iowa

I could. I could also maintain the appearance that I actually know how to make contact with people outside my own family, strangers even. Which I don't. But the appearance is always nice.

August 24, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterMB

I read with great interest.

August 24, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterClemento

I think I would be interested in participating. I'm not the hardcore fan, but I really enjoy the show. I've also found my dad likes it, so any excuse I can have of finding a point o bonding with my old man is more than welcome :)

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