May 19, 2008
God gets a blog to discuss stuff He hates
This supposedly sayeth the Lord:
These are the alleged ruminations of the Almighty on His new blog dedicated to Stuff God Hates. It’s not very believable, what with the pettiness and f-bombs. I did, however, enjoy the post about cats.
A little while back, my editor suggested such a gimmick might be a cool addition to The God Blog—a regular feature called God’s Blog, in which I would speak as the Lord on the big news of the day. I liked the idea, and still might try it, but when I thought about how to make it work, I realized my voice would likely be either dull or melodramatic.
Stuff God Hates opts for the latter. The tone might not work, but the blog has the exact same design, and even object-noun-verb domain, as Stuff White People Like, and that has certainly been successful. It’s not clear, but I’m going to gander that they’re written by the same Christian Lander of Culver City. Lander launched that blog in January, which has had 28 million hits (that’s ridiculous), and by March signed a book deal for their musings on white people. Example: