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Dukes of Hazzard Blogger Earns $100k

Posted By Darren Rowse 3rd of June 2005 Pro Blogging News 4

We reported a couple of months back that there was $100,000 available for a blogger to blog about Dukes of Hazzard. It seems that Country Music Television has appointed their ProBlogger:

‘Yes, Christopher Nelson’s new job, which comes with a $100,000 salary and a one-year contract, will be to watch reruns of “The Dukes of Hazzard” weeknights on the Country Music Television cable channel and write blog postings for the network’s Web site….

For his application, Nelson created a fictional character, called Slick, and a Web site to support Slick’s candidacy for the position, slickforvp.org (currently unavailable).

The site featured the mustachioed Slick (the clean-shaven Nelson dressed in a black Western-style outfit with fake mustache) standing in front of private jet digitally “painted” to resemble the General Lee.

Slickforvp.org also laid out Slick’s positions on a number of social issues. Most of the planks in Slick’s “campaign platform” could be considered offensive to a significant number of people, so we’ll just share one… “Legalize prostitution as long as it’s in an RV…” and leave it at that….’

Read more at Dukes of Hazzard Institute VP named

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Comments
  1. I have truly hear everything now…and to think, I used to watch EVERY episode as a kid. If I only had a dollar for every…

    ; D

  2. Goodness! 100,000. *ka-ching* 0.0!

    Well, I suppose if likes watching it then it’s okie. I can’t imagine myself watching something I don’t like though someone paid me to keep quiet on what rants I might have later. :)

  3. why didnt I see this earlier. Now I’ve lost the chance of a life time. Sigh

  4. If they ever have an opportunity like this for Star Trek, Stargate, House, Lost, Smallville, Simpsons, 70’s show… I will take it… Even at 1/3rd the money.

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