Neil Kramer's 'American Blogger' Parody Is the Funniest Thing You'll Watch All Week

By now you've probably heard about American Blogger, the movie that promises to "change the way you see an entire industry." But have you seen Neil Kramer (and his shirt collection) in What is Blogging? His movie astutely notes that a blog is a way "to give them the information they don't want or need." ...more
I am as cool as you think , KarenLynnn. I am.more

Duck Dynasty: I'm Against Homophobia But Support Free Speech

[Editor's Note: Editor's Note: BlogHer is nonpartisan, but our members have a variety of opinions. For another viewpoint on Phil Robertson's suspension, read iamwoman2013's post Why I Think A&E is Unfairly Punishing Duck Dynasty's Phil Robertson for His Anti-Gay Remarks.] "I disapprove of what you say, but I will defend to the death your right to say it" - Evelyn Beatrice Hall...more
I like this post.  A lot.  I think what many are missing on both sides of this issue is the ...more

Trick or Tweet: Join our Bloggy Costume Party

Part of the joy of Halloween is seeing the costumes that parade by your front door when you pass out candy.  Just as we've perfected the virtual party via Twitter, there's no reason why we can't use a blog post to march up to each other's figurative door and show off our costume. After all, this is social media. So consider this open thread one big Halloween party with B.Y.O.A.B. (bring your own apple bobbing). ...more

They Were Making Fun Of My Son, So I....Did Nothing

Where I live, I get the best of both worlds. I'm in a small town riding the edge between the far suburbs of a major US city and the very rural farmland that stretches to the west. I only have to drive an hour and my kids can have museums and touring exhibits and Broadway road shows and concerts and all kinds of culture. ...more
I have to admit I'm a bit teary eyed after reading this. I have a soon to be 13 year old ...more

NaBloPoMo Soup: Add Your October 2013 Posts

You have posts and we want to read them. This is a way for people to post a link to their daily October NaBloPoMo posts that they publish on their personal blogs. Please use the linky feature below daily to add your post, and peruse the ones already entered in order to find great things to read as well as support your fellow NaBloPoMo'ers. Bookmark this post so you can use it all month. ...more
Can't wait to read all this great stuff...and get some inspiration for today's post. Sigh.more

NaBloPoMo Soup: Add Your October 2013 Posts

You have posts and we want to read them. This is a way for people to post a link to their daily October NaBloPoMo posts that they publish on their personal blogs. Please use the linky feature below daily to add your post, and peruse the ones already entered in order to find great things to read as well as support your fellow NaBloPoMo'ers. Bookmark this post so you can use it all month. ...more
Can't wait to read all this great stuff...and get some inspiration for today's post. Sigh.more

NaBloPoMo Soup: Add Your August 2013 Posts

You have posts and we want to read them. This is a way for people to post a link to their daily August NaBloPoMo posts that they publish on their personal blogs. Please use the linky feature below daily to add your post, and peruse the ones already entered in order to find great things to read as well as support your fellow NaBloPoMo'ers. Bookmark this post so you can use it all month. ...more
I am finally back on track with posting comments. Today, I blogged about wedding ...more

NaBloPoMo Soup: Add Your December Posts

You have posts and we want to read them. This is a way for people to post a link to their daily December NaBloPoMo posts that they publish on their personal blogs. Please use the linky feature below daily to add your post, and peruse the ones already entered in order to find great things to read as well as support your fellow NaBloPoMo'ers. Bookmark this post so you can use it all month. ...more
Happy New Year to all.. my last post for this year is up :) made it through NaBloPoMo ...more