September 22, 2006
You Are Fuggin' Voxy
We owe a big debt of gratitude to a lot of people for the fact that Go Fug Yourself continues to exist, and one of the biggest is to Typepad, which hosts our fair blog. The fine people there have gracefully put up with our traffic lo these two years and counting, and they have never once told us they want us to stop associating their good name with people like Tara Reid and the Hiltons. For this, we are immensely grateful.
And so, it's our pleasure to do a little promotion with Six Apart, the company responsible for Typepad. Certain speedy Go Fug Yourself readers -- specifically, the first 1,000 to sign up -- will get to play around on Vox, a free invitation-only blogging service they're developing.
Basically, in addition to offering you space to blog and post photos and videos, Vox is a way for you to control your community of readers -- like, say, if you want to share stuff with your parents, without them also running into entries about the guy you hooked up with on Thursday night, or the time you vomited into their washing machine and managed to clean it up without telling them. Or, you could go the other way and make it friends-only; that way, because you know exactly who all your readers are, you can safely post personal photos without worrying that your father's business partner will find the one of you at the bachelorette party -- you know the one -- and send him the link.
You can also use Vox in conjuction with stuff you've already done with Flickr.com, YouTube.com, Amazon.com, and our old pal and partner-in-crime Photobucket. But, although it's free to use, it is invitation only, so this is the easiest way for you to get in and give it a whirl, and then bring in whomever you want.
So, get thee over there and savor a bagel with cream cheese and Vox. Watch the quick brown Vox jump over the lazy dog. See the Boston Red Vox play. Inhale some Voxious fumes. Sing Britney Spears' hit song, "Voxic." Whatever floats your boat. Just go forth and enjoy.
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