Professional bloggers often advise to not jump on the “breaking news” bandwagon, but to let things develop and put a different spin on a post.
Suburban Hippie did a great job of doing just that.
I’ve been resisting blogging about the death of George Carlin, because I can practically feel the Internet creaking from the weight of all the boomer bloggers’ tributes to him. What is there to say that hasn’t been said already?
She said George Carlin is – was – an icon. She listed her icons, who are all dead (except for the Beatles and they are half dead)
We’re about 15 years apart in age, but I thought it was an interesting meme. Who do you think the icons for your generation are? Or your personal icons? I think this reveals more about how and where you were raised than your chronological age or generation. So even though we may be the same ages, I’ll bet your icons will be different.
Here are mine:
- The President = John F. Kennedy = Dead
- The Novelist = I don’t know
- The Humorist = Erma Bombeck = Dead
- The Musicians = Beach Boys = two out of five (?) = Dead
- The Pope/Religious Leader = Billy Graham = Dead ( I tweaked this one – Hippie is a Catholic)
- The Journalist = Woodward and Bernstein = Alive
- The Comedian = Bill Cosby = Alive
Daughter (38) wrote:
- The President = Bill Clinton
- The Novelist = Stephen King
- The Humorist = Bill Cosby
- The Musicians = Coldplay
- The Pope = Pope John Paul II= Dead
- The Journalist = Tom Brokaw
- The Comedian = Jerry Seinfeld
Please try it:
Christian Grantham whose blog name makes me think of religious cracker – ( christian graham cracker)