The Onion has the scoop on the YouTube contest which challenges contestants to make a good video. The prize is 100 thousand dollars:
YouTube Contest Challenges Users To Make A 'Good' Video
YouTube director of public relations Martha Walfield said in a press conference, "The only requirement for our winning video is that it be somewhat watchable or provide even a shred of enjoyment for people other than those who made the video."
Thanks to tony.dowler.com for the amusement.
In other news, check out Tina Fey's Super Secret Crush, a.k.a. Minh Le, who just won an "I Heart Your Blog" award. Minh tagged seven other blogs, including my own (thanks, Minh!) but made up new rules so that we wouldn't feel compelled to continue the meme. It's a good thing, because I'm one of those people who spoils everyone's fun by refusing to forward on chain-emails and participate in memes that involve tagging. As BlueMamma, my niece, said once, "If it's important to you that the chain not be broken, don't count me as a link."
Last night, I revised "Green is the Color of My Merman's Hair" (my version of "Black is the Color of My True Love's Hair"). If it turns out well, I may post it at a future date.