Wednesday, February 07, 2007

Expanding the Blogroll

I've been inspired by Jon Swift's exhortation to be promiscuous generous with links.

This teeny little blog has a readership that can be numbered on the fingers of "Lefty", my Jr. High School shop teacher[1]. But still.

I'm going to change my blogroll/comics link policy. Barring pornographic, unusually morally depraved (e.g. Nazis, and suchlike), and non-updated sites, if you link to me, I'll link to you. If I read something regularly, I'll link to you regardless.[2] If you link to me, send me an email with the URL of your site and I'll be happy to add you.

I'm not at all worried about link inflation. With 55 million (?) blogs, even a couple of hundred is still a considerable filter.

Look for an update to the sidebar later today.

[1] This is not as bad as it sounds: "Lefty" was the paragon of safety. I refer to him because he had polydactylism; I'm pretty sure I have more than ten readers. I don't know why we called him "Lefty". Perhaps unsurprisingly, he thought the metric system was stupid.

[2] I don't link to many of the "a-list" liberal blogs (cough Atrios cough Kos cough) because I don't read them regularly or at all.

1 comment:

  1. I don't link to many of the "a-list" liberal blogs (cough Atrios cough Kos cough) because I don't read them regularly or at all.

    I don't blame you at all. I can't stand either, though I began at Kos. An echo-chamber is an echo-chamber, even when you agree with one over the other. As for Atrios, he lost me at "whiny ass titty babies" and "wanker of the day," so he never really had me.


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