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Happy (Shitty) Seven Year Anniversary

I’m sitting at the computer, and I’m feeling exhausted. I’m trying to drum up the energy to write another anniversary post. I can’t believe I’ve been writing this blog for seven years. Sure, it seems like it’s on life support sometimes, but somehow it has chugged along.

Awesomely Shitty can’t die no matter how hard Hollywood or I try. At this point, this blog is a mythological creature like a vampire or a Terminator or John McCain. It’s unbelievable that it has lasted for this long.

My favorite part of this blog is all the cool people I’ve met over the years. Maybe we haven’t actually met and had a beer together in real life, but meeting online is still a form of meeting. There are great regulars who never fail to drop by and leave a comment even though I’m too lazy to comment on their websites. I love all of you.

And there are the jackasses, too. The ones that think I’m an idiot because I didn’t like their favorite anime, or I’m too immature to understand art-house cinema, or I’m a virgin because I didn’t like Red Dead Redemption. But I write the blog for them, too. I get a kick out of how furious people get over words (opinions) on a computer screen.

I’m glad that people read this blog and get a reaction of some kind. That’s the whole point. Why would anyone read a blog that loved everything or only gave synopses of movies without an opinion?

Sometimes my posts are funny, and I’m glad I made you laugh and brightened your day for a few moments.

I write this blog for everyone, but mostly I write it for myself. I’d like to think I will keep writing it until I die. And who know, maybe I will? But probably not.

In all honesty, I don’t know how many more posts this blog has in it before it joins the thousands of others that will sit on the WordPress servers, defunct, until the end of time.

Here’s to seven years of Awesomely Shitty, and who knows how many more!

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22 Responses to “Happy (Shitty) Seven Year Anniversary”


  1. July 15, 2015 at 3:13 pm

    Happy anniversary! 🙂 It’s funny how weird people can get when you don’t agree with their opinions on a movie…

  2. July 15, 2015 at 9:01 pm

    Congrats on Seven years ! Been enjoying posts!

  3. July 17, 2015 at 2:26 am

    I reserve the right to be thoroughly infuriated with you at some point in the future. Congratulations on 7 years!!!

  4. 9 asa
    July 18, 2015 at 4:39 pm

    Congrats on 7 years! It really is an achievement doing a blog that long. I only found awesomely shitty in the past few weeks and have been enjoying the older posts as well. Funny stuff man 😀

  5. July 21, 2015 at 4:21 am

    Congratulations! I’m so impressed. I never managed to keep blog alive for longer two or three years. I hope You keep it up, it’s fun to visit.

  6. July 22, 2015 at 12:47 pm

    I’ll raise a glass to that. Congrats Brik. Always find your blog to be a breath of shitty air.

  7. July 25, 2015 at 2:40 am

    Your tastes are still awful, doc 😛

  8. 17 ShadowAngel
    July 26, 2015 at 8:41 am

    and only 8 people give a shit. that says all 😀

  9. 21 THE Hal E. Burton 9000
    July 28, 2015 at 11:24 pm

    We have had our differences, but I have always liked you without any sense of irony (surprising as that may be to some).

    Speaking of irony at its most cliché and popularly misconstrued, your old “fuck you hipsters” post practically changed my life even more than Evangelion and the audiovisual tomes of Nolan did. More on that here: https://awesomelyshitty.wordpress.com/2010/07/17/fake-indie-movies-aka-fuck-you-hipsters/#comment-21113 .

    Never change, Doc. I sincerely hope real life is treating you and your family quite well.


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