The Education of “Magic Mike”

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Remember how I told you that I would be blogging for EW.com? About how they wanted me to write 1-2 posts weekly about the intersection of pop culture and parenting? Remember how you all congratulated me and told me that it was SO AWESOME? Remember that?

Yeah, you may have noticed that in addition to being SO AWESOME, it has also been SO NOT EXACTLY HAPPENING.

Unless by “1-2 posts weekly,” you mean “one post every couple of months,” the whole thing hasn’t gone exactly as planned.

To clarify, I am writing weekly posts. They are just not – how can I put this – being published.

I think what probably happened is this: I started submitting pieces and they immediately realized that I really didn’t know how to write AT ALL and that while my stuff may be appropriate for a blog called “Who Needs A Nap -> Me,” it was not at all appropriate for a much wider audience.

The editor with whom I’m working is awesome and she assures me that it’s all good and it’s just a matter of figuring out timing and blah blah blah. Really, I hear her saying, “You’re just not as funny as we hoped you would be.”

Which is fine. Little does she know that it’s nearly impossible to offend me. Make me cry? Yes. But offend me? No.

In the meantime, I will continue to submit my sublime literary musings and let you know if any of them see the light of day.

Oh hey, here’s one now… it’s a Pulitzer-worthy piece called:

The Education of Magic Mike

 

 

 

One response »

  1. Who is this alleged “wider audience” she speaks of? What are their names? Do they even know how to read? I find this highly suspect. You are extremely funny. Keep writing.

    Wider audience, schmider audience. Who needs ’em?

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