Video Killed the Radio Star

Gave my first interview ever last night, for Triple J radio in Australia. Zoie asked me questions about the Blogathon, and about blogging in general.

She wanted to know why blogging was suddenly so popular, and I was a little stumped. For some reason I’m not connecting with the sudden upsurge in the popularity of blogging. I’ve been here, but I feel like I missed something. I still feel just as insulated as I did before. People in the office give me the same puzzled looks when I talk about my site as they did last year.

She asked what makes blogging important, and I assumed she meant important to the rest of the world, but I think I gave her a bad answer. I said it was made important by the attention focused on it by outside media. In part, I do think this is true, but blogging is also important as a tool for self expression. Ah well, I think I got that across somewhere else.

Zoie asked some insightful questions. Me, I think I stammered and repeated myself too much. Thank goodness it’s a tape, so she can edit the thing.

One thing I hope doesn’t get edited: I mentioned Jerwin, Paul, Lilly, and JR as good examples of blogs. I think there’s great variety and interest in there. Also, they are my friends.

I feel a little guilty for not mentioning this Paul, but ah well. Next time.

5 Responses to Video Killed the Radio Star

  1. jr says:

    ^This moment is so much bigger than me!^ I would like to thank the Academy Frykitty for all her kind and undeserved support. Rockin’!

  2. Lilly says:

    “You like me! You really really like me!” heh heh. Thanks sweetie!

  3. Ralf says:

    So did they say when it airs?

    R.

  4. Cat says:

    I’ll find out soon. She gave me a sneak preview (I’m not in it much, snif), but I can’t really post it.

  5. Bill says:

    *squirts Ralf with water pistol*