As much as I love this blog, sometimes I like to try new things. Every post is so serious, technical and requiring so much research that sometimes I just want to have a laugh. Especially seeing as the world of politics, economics and religion is so bizarre that its wide open for ridicule. Especially religion. I started writing a few rough ideas down on paper and soon enough ideas for 50 posts so I felt I had to go ahead with the blog. When the world has gone crazy what is there to do but laugh?
So with that in mind, I set up a satire blog called Not A Great Dane. I’d greatly appreciate if you could support it and help get it off the group. I have also set up a Twitter account for it @NotaGreatDane and a Facebook page. This is my first attempt at satire, so be patient while I hone my skills. Hopefully I’ll skewer conventional wisdom with my wit or give you a laugh that makes you think. Or at least a laugh. In fact I’d be happy with a contented chuckle.
Now you might wonder why I choose the name Not A Great Dane. Well, satire is absurd and illogical, so it made sense to pick a name that was also absurd. Plus I wanted it to somehow have something to do with me and I’m a dog lover with a Danish surname so I went from there. I added the Not to make it more farcical plus I amn’t actually Danish. Or a dog. Or that great. To be honest thinking up names is hard and I went with the first thing that sounded decent.
I will still continue this blog and should have a good post coming by the end of the week. I still love blogging as much as always, I just wanted a change of style. Plus it would get confusing having serious and satire articles side by side.
So please like, share, follow, tweet and shameless plug Not A Great Dane. Because in a way, aren’t we all not a Great Dane?