Yesterday, there were more than 7,000 visitors to Quick Study. Nearly half that many have already come by just today, and it isn't even noon yet. That is quite a lot of traffic, at least by local standards.

What happened is that on Thursday morning Andrew Sullivan linked to last week's post "Yo, Yo I'm a Cowboy Now", which seems then to have been picked up by two or three social networking sites. None of this did I seek out. In fact, I could not have made it happen if I'd tried.

For that matter, it's been kind of frustrating to look at the site log and find that barely one visitor in a hundred then looked around at other Quick Study content. The whole thing makes for a very striking bar-graph -- with Monday through Wednesday being little molehills in front of Himalaya Thursday. But it leaves QS itself no better situated relative to what I guess could be called "mainstream blogging."

So it goes. And on that note, we return to our usually scheduled broadcast. Or narrowcast, rather.

Presented for your consideration: An interview with left-wing country singer Steve Earle, from the pages of Socialist Worker newspaper.

Yeah, now that's more like it....
April 18, 2008 10:29 AM | | Comments (3)



Thanks for making us regular readers feel like the good son in the tale of the Prodigal. Why don't we get fatted calf once in a while?

Sorry about that. Actually I meant to include something to the effect of: "Thanks to the regulars who show up regularly, and not in herds."

Mmmm...fatted calf. We should have a barbeque.

I may not up your stats much in the future, but I'll be reading as I've added you to my RSS reader. And I'm sending people your way from Twitter to further up the yo yo I'm a cowboy post!

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