Wanna thank the Hartford Advocate and especially the Internet for winning us new friends by voting the DEBASER (LLC) third best Twitter account in the state of Connecticut. [“Best of Hartford 2011,” April 21.] This means a lot to the entire unpaid staff at the DEBASER, because person-to-person interaction is not quite our sport. We find Twitter to be the fantastic medium and prefer being locked up to an H Drip and hopelessly watching Spongebob re-runs on major U.S. holidays instead of being with crowds of people.
This Advocate readers' poll has been a learning experience for us. We now realize that you can just fire off the stupidest tweets at some wild hour before the sun rises in the morning before coming off a bender — and boom — you win something and get your name printed in the papers. People love idiots, especially ones that have access to the World Wide Web. Charlie Sheen came here a few weeks ago and Connecticut ate it all up. It seems that Justin Bieber and threats from Donald Trump to run for the presidency are now the gospel.
So alas, the DEBASER is ceasing all operation of its blog/site/ego-therapy vehicle like we promised earlier if we won something. Not that anyone cares. There's not a lot to be proud of right now in the world, and both major political parties have worked in bipartisan fashion with help from the media to screw over perfectly normal, hard-working people.
But we're limping on a single leg here, with one of our editors unable to form coherent sentences and the other addicted to “Left Behind” novels. We're trying to clean up and get girlfriends. Time to grow balls, get a job with benefits and move out of this state and probably country. But the scary thing is it doesn't matter; the Internet is everywhere. We might cave.
God bless. Our Twitter will now reduce itself to just retweeting little nuggets of The Weird from @johnwilkinsonnb. He's the only one who's got it together these days.
the editors from the DEBASER (LLC)
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