Tuesday, February 19, 2019

A really boring blog post you won't be interested in, though George Clooney might like it

It is a well acknowledged fact that no significant amount of people will read anything on the Internet without being tricked into it. This is why I considered titling this particular post:

Five Shocking Things You Never Knew About George Clooney!

The reason I didn't title this post that way is that, well, besides there not being any shocking things you don't know about George Clooney, I, like many writers, am averse to lying. That's what institutions are for.

If I wrote my blog for a big institution, like The New York Times or something, they would lie for me and they would title my blog post:

Five Shocking Things You Never Knew About George Clooney!

And I would tell everyone: I hate that they titled my blog post Five Shocking Things You Never Knew About George Clooney!, but my editor insisted!


Don't tell him though. He's just doing his job.

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