Creative Destruction

April 8, 2006

A Blogroll

Filed under: Blogroll — Adam Gurri @ 11:41 pm

I think it's about time we set up a blogroll.  Here's how I think I'll handle this: everyone gets three links.  One for their own blog, then two of their favorite reads.

My blog: Sophistpundit (http://sophistpundit.blogspot.com)

My reads:

Vulgar Morality (http://radio.weblogs.com/0143188/)

Catallarchy (http://catallarchy.net/blog/)

Just pop off your links in the comments and I'll go ahead and put'em up once enough people have submitted. 

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12 Comments »

  1. Only two! You bastard!

    My blog:

    The Argument Clinic (http://theargumentclinic.blogspot.com)

    My reads:

    The Futurist (http://futurist.typepad.com/)

    The Y Files (http://cathyyoung.blogspot.com/)

    Comment by bobhayes — April 9, 2006 @ 12:00 am | Reply

  2. Oh, all right, I’ll be first.

    My blog

    Blogs I read that not everybody else on the planet reads:

    Legal Underground

    The Stopped Clock

    Comment by mythago — April 9, 2006 @ 12:01 am | Reply

  3. Are you going to blog here too, Mythago? That would rock.

    Comment by bobhayes — April 9, 2006 @ 12:49 am | Reply

  4. buh?

    Comment by Adam Gurri — April 9, 2006 @ 1:07 am | Reply

  5. My most common reads of the not-so-well-known blogs:

    The Wash Park Prophet, who actually gave me my first trackback AND blogroll slot.

    NewMexiKen, a blog of many resources.

    And, of course, Left Off Colfax, my own humble little efforts.

    Comment by offcolfax — April 9, 2006 @ 1:56 am | Reply

  6. I’m not as active as some of you fellows appear to be with blogging, so my blog reading tends to be for entertainment, not for news and analysis.

    I read http://www.defamer.com, which I find scorchingly funny at times, though in a destructive way.

    My own blog, The Spiral Staircase (which has hardly anything there yet), is at http://brutus.wordpress.com/

    I’ll hold my third choice in abeyance.

    Comment by Brutus — April 9, 2006 @ 3:17 am | Reply

  7. Wow, Mythago is here! Yay! Adam, if we’re not full up yet, you should invite Mythago to blog here.

    My blog: Alas, a Blog.

    Two other blogs… geez, choosing only two is very difficult. Umn. Let’s say Blackprof.com and Molly Saves The Day.

    Comment by Ampersand — April 9, 2006 @ 3:35 am | Reply

  8. Second the motion.

    Comment by bobhayes — April 9, 2006 @ 4:14 am | Reply

  9. Point of order.

    I just supported Barry’s invitation because I approve of the writer he listed.

    What if it had been someone I thought was terrible?

    Do I have a veto? A voice? The right to cordially go * myself? Does everyone have the same vast/puny power, or is Adam the almighty, local version?

    Anywhere on the spectrum is fine with me; I just like to have things clear up front.

    Comment by bobhayes — April 9, 2006 @ 4:19 am | Reply

  10. Mythago thirded.

    No blog of my own (at least yet). Hmm, hard to think of two, especially that aren’t known to everyone.

    But here goes:

    No More Mister Nice Blog, a rational-minded (IMO) center-left US blog.

    And (us Finns must stick together, even though he left the sinking ship)
    Sixteen Volts, an anti-leftist, anti-feminist blog, to be read with a grain of salt (that is, I don’t agree with him nearly all the time, but the site has good links, and occasionally he has damn good, cynical writings.)

    Comment by Tuomas — April 9, 2006 @ 6:22 am | Reply

  11. Bob; I hadn’t really given it much thought, to tell the truth. My feeling has pretty much been find people who I feel won’t be insulting, and invite them–I hadn’t put too much consideration into the negative, that is to say, how to decide when NOT to invite someone 😀 I think I just hadn’t figured I’d get enough people in a given amount of time for it to be an issue.

    Do you have any suggestions?

    Comment by Adam Gurri — April 9, 2006 @ 2:54 pm | Reply

  12. Sure. I should have total power, and no responsibilities.

    Oh, you meant productive suggestions.

    I think everyone should have a voice, but I don’t think that just because (say) Amp hates a particular candidate, that he should automatically get his way. How about if we say that 2/3 of bloggers expressing an opinion have to approve of a new fish? That way nobody has a one-man veto, but if someone brings in David Duke it’s practical to build a coalition of nyet.

    As far as when not to invite someone, I’d say that we don’t want bloggers who can’t treat the rest of us with respect (mutually-funny jokes and kidding aside).

    Comment by Robert — April 9, 2006 @ 3:04 pm | Reply


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