Bob Garlitz

My Own Garlitz

<a href="http://chromenos.blogspot.com/" title="chromenos">Bob Garlitz</a> dropped by with a couple canvases yesterday -- <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/maisonbisson/260062748/" title="untitled on Flickr - Photo Sharing!">untitled</a> and <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/maisonbisson/260062725/" title="teng on Flickr - Photo Sharing!">teng</a>. It's an honor I'd appreciate even if I wasn't looking for something to cover my bare office walls. » about 100 words

Dooce and BlogHer

Bob, the occasional cultural affairs correspondent here, took me to task:

how could you not?

no link to Dooce.com??

nor to BlogHer.org???

What can I say? My immediate reaction was that he’d found proof of Danah Boyd‘s point that male bloggers only link to male bloggers.

Anyway. The BlogHer conference just wrapped up, but as Ryan notes, I don’t know of any library folk who attended. Still, Marianne Richmond is on-blog, raising our awareness of DOPA just like a lot of librarians are trying to do. Meanwhile, over at Dooce I found the kind of smart, funny writing that I expected from Bob’s recommendation.

MaisonBisson Cultural Reporter at SXSW, Can’t Get Tickets, Brushes With Owen Wilson Instead

<a href="http://sxsw.com/">SXSW</a> passes have apparently been sold out for weeks now. So what's <a href="http://robertgarlitz.com/">Bob Garlitz</a>, the MaisonBisson <a href="http://maisonbisson.com/blog/post/11002/">cultural affairs reporter</a>, to do? Hunt for celebrities around <a href="http://maps.google.com/maps?f=q&hl=en&q=austin+texas&ll=30.272114,-97.738152&spn=0.164265,0.431557">Austin</a>, of course. Here's how <a href="http://bglgy.blogspot.com/2006_03_15_bglgy_archive.html#114247430794156798">he describes his first hit</a>: <blockquote>...I decide hell, yes, it is Owen and give a tiny decisive blink. He blinks back in acknowledgment. I give him a little punch on his shoulder and say Hey, how're you doing? I'm doing real good, he says slowly...</blockquote> » about 300 words