The more I think about it, the more I actually DO give him some credit for trying. I didn’t actually see anything interesting on the blog, but I’ve been keeping an eye on it, because I suspect at some point it WILL get interesting. Once he’s gotten over the novelty of it and relaxed, there’s a chance it’ll become a little bit more casual and frank. Maybe.
I’m thinking here about Wired magazine’s “radical transparency” concept from last year, and now this blog doesn’t really fit into that trent, but might start to at some point.
Right now it’s fluff. What blows me away is that it’s on friggin’ blogspot. Dude just went and had his niece or something set it up. Just as well — if he’d gotten the city’s IT department to do it it’d take three months, cost tens of thousand dollars, and crash my browser.
I think if you think it through it’d be obvious why he can’t have comments. This way it’s something he does “for fun.” Add a comments section to police, and it becomes a serious time drain.
Is it really silly? I give him credit, heck it could be very possible he doesnt even write the blog, but it does get some news out that other outlets ignore. Maybe in time like alesh said it will get more frank and real.
I didn’t read the text with the photo the other day when first posted because I don’t ever go to Hollywood. Well, today I went through Hollywood to check out an Arts and Crafts Show on the beach and drove past a very familiar house. I’ve spent all night trying to remember where I saw it. Ta da! Here!
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