Award Season 1

Ah…it is that season again. Yes, that would be award season, when the best of the best get their awards and the worst of the worst get them, too. Kate Winslet won an award last night at the Screen Actors Guild, though I was a bit upset that she didn’t win two. I never get to see her win anything, though, so I guess I should be happy to see her get the one. (I am, however, annoyed with the Academy for not nominating her in two categories, like what was done with the Globes.)

And of course, the ever present Bloggies dominate the blogging world. I never know who to vote for because, well, I’ve never read most of the blogs nominated. It seems so strange that so many people would nominate so many blogs that I have never heard of. Maybe I should form my own awards and have people I know nominate people they know so that they can receive some kind of acknowledgment from the blogging world that people do, in fact, know they exist, and do, in fact, give a crap about what they have to say. I think one award could be the “My Readers Actually Give a Crap About Me” award. Doesn’t that sound lovely? Haha. That would give me something to do while I am sitting here waiting for time to go to Philosophy of Art. Of course, my awards would probably not be as prominent as the Bloggies. They would probably be more like the Independent Spirit Awards, where the actors get nominated, but no one knows that the awards exist until channels like Bravo, which a lot of people get, and IFC, which fewer people get, start covering. Of course, I doubt that channels devoted to showing art house productions, and, strangely enough, reality shows would cover my little award show.

Okay, so you know how pathetic I am, I am actually creating this “award show” as I type. They shall be called the “Golden Blogging Spirit Awards”. If you would like to nominate someone for an award, please send your nomination to The categories are:

Best Blog
Best New Blog
Best Blogger (Male)
Best Blogger (Female)
Best Group Blog
Best Humor Blog
Best Comic Strip
Best Online Community
Best Liberal Blog
Best Conservative Blog
Best Centrist Blog
Best Political Coverage
Best Celebrity Blog
Best Technology Blog
Geekiest Blog
Geekiest Blogger
Most Plugged-In Blog
Best Sports Blog
Best Non-Athletic Blog
Best Military Blog
Best Pacifist Blog
Best Law Blog
Best Against The Law Blog (For blogs of people who don’t always follow the rules)
Best Business Blog
Best GLBT Blog
Best Parenting Blog
Best Education Blog
Best Science Blog
Best Medical/Health Issue Blog
Best Religious Blog
Best Pet Blog
Best Food Blog
Best Blog Design
Best Arts and Crafts Blog
Best Photo Blog
Best Photographer to Not Have a Photo Blog
Best Culture Blog
Most Cultured Blogger
Best Literature Blog
Most Literate Blogger
Best Fashion Blog
Most Fashionable Blogger
Best Travel Blog
Best Diarist
Best Gossip Blog
Best Music Blog
Best Podcast
Best Video Blog
Best North American Blog
Best European Blog
Best Australian/New Zealand Blog
Best Pacific Islander Blog
Best Caribbean Blog
Best South American Blog
Best African Blog
Best Asian Blog
Best Other Places Not Listed Blog
Best Major Blog
Best Very Large Blog
Best Large Blog
Best Midsize Blog
Best Small Blog
Best Up and Coming Blog
Best Tiny Blog
Best Writing Ability
Most Obnoxious Blog
Best Blog of All Time
Blogtime Achievement Award (must be at least 5 years of blogging)
Best Blogging Host
Best Blogging Application
Best Blogging Plug-In
Best Teen Blog
Best 20-Something Blog
Best 30-Something Blog
Best 40-Something Blog
Best More Than 40-Something Blog

Now, I know that that is a lot of categories, but you can nominate yourself or anyone else for as many categories as you would like. You have until March 1st to do the nominations.

Okay, so I have to go to class now.

About Janet Morris

I'm from Huntsville, Alabama. I've got as many college credits as a doctorate candidate, and the GPA of some of them, too. I have a boss by the name of Amy Pond. She's a dachshund. My parents both grew up in Alabama.

One thought on “Award Season

  • Aly

    I think your idea for the GBSA is a great one. I already sent you my nomination! I don’t really keep up with the “popular” blogs either; in fact I wouldn’t even know which ones they were. I guess I’m not very blog-savvy, lol. Anyway, have fun in your class! See ya around. šŸ™‚

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