On the Month-End Round-Up

Things I’ve discovered.

I have a lot of readers in Indiana. This surprises me, as I’ve only ever driven through Indiana, yet I have more regular readers in Indiana than I do in, say, Utah.

Other popular tourist destinations for allyngibson.net are Florida, Connecticut, North Carolina, and Norway.

Also, China and Saudi Arabia.

No, this isn’t comprehensive by any means. I have a lot of readers in the UK, and several down in the antipodes. But those I expect. Norway, though? No one expects Norway! (No insult meant to my Norwegian readers. I’m just surprised, that’s all.)

The top search phrase for the month? “Is Captain Jack the Face of Boe?” Personally, I don’t think so. I think my theory is a lot more interesting, but mileages may vary.

Next down the list. “Abducted by the Daleks.” That’s the Dalek porn. It’s not worth seeing, people. As a technical achievement, the Daleks were actually well-realized (except for the one that’s a little chubby). That’s the only positive thing I can say — the Daleks looked good. The story? What story? I wanted a story, dammit!

What else? “Stephen Fry Doctor Who.” Not really much I can add. He was going to write a script. It fell through due to time commitments.

And of course, the old stand-by. “Who was Anakin Skywalker’s father?” As with Jack Harkness above, I really like my theory. I like it better than what Revenge of the Sith tells us. 🙂

And the shocking statistic? Internet Explorer 7.0 is the most used browser to access this website. C’mon, people! There are better browsers out there. Like Opera. 😉

Published by Allyn

A writer, editor, journalist, sometimes coder, occasional historian, and all-around scholar, Allyn Gibson is the writer for Diamond Comic Distributors' monthly PREVIEWS catalog, used by comic book shops and throughout the comics industry, and the editor for its monthly order forms. In his over ten years in the industry, Allyn has interviewed comics creators and pop culture celebrities, covered conventions, analyzed industry revenue trends, and written copy for comics, toys, and other pop culture merchandise. Allyn is also known for his short fiction (including the Star Trek story "Make-Believe,"the Doctor Who short story "The Spindle of Necessity," and the ReDeus story "The Ginger Kid"). Allyn has been blogging regularly with WordPress since 2004.

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