An unfiltered fire hose of flaming condemnation

They still hang people in Utah

  • Brooke

    That. Is awesome.

  • Artzijen

    Yikes! I love your camera!

  • Power

    Yes, but what happened to his horses?

  • elina

    Hee! First. Also, creeeeepy.

  • Scary!!!!! Don’t let Chuck at those bones!

  • You must have offended him in this obvious moment of privacy.

  • elina

    Or, um, not even close to first. Never mind me. 🙂

  • Halloween decorations? I live in the South, and we only ever hang ghosts from trees — I think hanging skeletons might be a faux pas, after a history of lynchings (“Southern trees bear strange fruit”).

    Maybe you could hang it from a Bush?

  • Ah, I see they found the Stop…Bush sticker perpetrator.

  • I guess they still hang midgets, too.

  • Is this another ex-Mormon early bum-scooter non-crawler Bush-hater? Man, your stepfather is mean.

  • You have skeletons hanging up in Utah, we have Christmas decorations going up in Central Ohio.

  • Democrat, Gay, or Gentile?

  • Kano

    It’s Jared from the Subway commercials!

  • Jeff

    Aren’t these supposed to be in your closet?

  • Kano

    Nope….In Utah everyone has come out of the closet Jeff.

  • Jeff

    Unless of course, you are a politician. They are all the same.

  • kim

    ha, i was thinking the exact same thing as beerzie. funny.. did i mention how badly i WANT THAT CAMERA??? coz i do..

  • And here I thought they used the firing squad…

  • Salesman

    Ummm Kim….they make these things called stores and they have things called cameras for sale in them. You can go and buy you very own camera just like the D70 used for those pictures. They have financing available too.

  • creepy… in oh so many ways 🙂

  • Now THAT is funny.

  • Nina

    love mr. bonez… he was actually very tasty.

  • That makes my neck sore. I suppose I shouldn’t have tried turning my head that far around, huh?


    Where is this store with available financing for the D70? I must have one.

  • angela marie

    rosey said at 04:14PM, 10.22.2004:
    “Bush’s campaign is like the Special Olympics. He might win, but he’s still fucking retarded.”

    Politics aside, I sure hope that I am not the only one offending by this statement. Geez, people.

  • Hey, look! It’s Calista Flockhart!

  • Shiver me timbers! Rockin shot, Heather 🙂

    Why do some people tend to congratulate the camera? No matter how fancy you think a camera is, it’s only as good as the person standing behind it.

  • glynnis said at 07:33AM, 10.25.2004:

    Maybe you could hang it from a Bush?
    No, no, you should just hang the Bush.
    Love the pic and the cheap shot. Yay, Halloween!!

  • Jeff

    Yes, Daniel, Calista; or Lara Flynn Boyle, or Mary-Kate Olson, or…. heck the list could go on. Ah Hollywood, the ultimate annorexia.

  • Let’s not make fun of anorexics here. They’ve got enough skeletons in their closets.

  • anorexia is phat. Ok, that was really mean. Sorry, whoever gets offended by that.

    I sense a serious issue starting… maybe some vitrol will be spewed

  • Jeff

    So, has anybody reported having found Hoffa yet?

  • Hi Salesman, I took your advice and just got back from the camera store. The salesman there informed me that they have this stuff called “money” and “available credit” that I might want to look into getting before I come back.

    So I called my credit card company, and they told me that they have this thing called “debt to income ratio” and that I should really look into getting one of those “real jobs” everyone is buzzing about these days. -shrug-

    Heather, how do you not kill everyone?

  • Sven

    Shauny is right. I don´t get why all those people want that camera. Why don´t they want dooce´s car, dog, etc.?

  • Salesman

    Hmmm….Funny now your name is Tiffany? No wonder your line of credit is bad…..You have several identities. How she keeps from killing people hopefully is the fact that she can seperate Internet garbage from realtiy which it looks like a lot of people have trouble doing.

  • Wow, Utah does Halloween? Aren’t they afraid that the devil will take over their souls or something?

  • Susie

    Maybe Leta is playing word-association. You say Mama, she says Dada. I think it’s a sign of her understanding advanced concepts, like “these two go together.” Yea, that’s the ticket . . .

  • I want one!

    I sense a lot of negativity in the comments lately. Hell, you’d have to be blind not to notice.

    These people who are making shitty comments and opening up the flaming will probably get the comments facility closed for good. I know Heather hates it when you diss her and her family, dissing her readers is a bit much too.

    The “it’s only a photo” gang ought to think that a simple photo can brighten someone’s day no end. Who gives a shuddering shit whether one person thinks it’s the best photo ever? Heather has brightened so many lives in so many ways. Let us indulge in a bit of hero worship, please.

  • and this is what we do to democrats ’round these parts.

  • Mir

    Poor guy’s looking a little high-strung….

  • i miss seeing halloween decorations since i moved to boston. the ‘burbs have them, but the city people don’t decorate. it’s not posh, or something. are you going to carve up pumpkins? i wish i could do that too.


    and heather, if you need help kicking ass, i’m your girl 😉

  • Sven

    Why, domino. It´s not like this blog isn´t dissing anyone itself. Noticed?

  • valence

    With all due respect, domino, Heather’s comment site used to say that “kiss ass comments are discouraged” — pretty clear evidence that hero-worship comments are just as (and maybe more) creepy than the negativity. I’m just saying.

    I’m glad she’s hidden them on the photo site. That way, one can enjoy her writing without being tempted to read these comments (mine included). I hate ’em, but I can’t help but look sometimes. They are compelling in the way the Jerry Springer show is. I know they’ll irritate me, but I can’t look away.

  • Emily

    Here Domino comes to save the day!!!!! Mighty Domino is on his way!!!! Let the trumpet players play!!!

  • Oo… where can I get one??
    There are so few really good Hallowe’en decorations out there (never mind that I keep them up year round, shhh!).
    I love it! 🙂

  • Dooce,
    pray not to be the next one… noone can predict what those Utah ppl will do next :))

  • I agree with Shauny as well. I was just about to write that it is Heather we should be commending for the photos, it’s her finger pushing the button at exactly the right moment.

  • Danika

    What I don’t get is why people don’t just ignore the flaming posts. Just shake your head and move on people. Responding just adds to it.

    Cuz really not everyone will think that this photo or that is awesome. Why should you all get to comment on how great they are if someone can’t comment on not liking or not thinking its so great.

    I like this pic but didn’t really care for the one leaf pic. Don’t shoot me because I disagree

  • Danika

    Oh and Leta not saying mama. Try singing dada and see if she does the opposite. 😉

    My niece has an Aunt name Tracy and an aunt named Christine (thats my real name using danika is an internet habit)and she has been saying Tracy for a loooong ass time. I’ve of course been jealous because she rarely said Christine and then when she did it really doesn’t sound much like Christine. Then everytime she saw me she would call me Tracy. So of course I was sad that my niece whom I worship things I am Tracy. Then one day we (her Mommy and I) finally figured out that when she refers to me as Tracy she is actually saying my name.. just saying it her way… it just sounds a lot like Tracy but if she says it slow its actually more like chrissy!

    There really was not point to my story sharing… 🙂

  • I hope I didn’t start anything with my comment. I guess it’s hard to put feelings into words, especially in an internet situation.

    Maybe ‘hero worship’ is a little strong, but at the end of the day, people are still inspired by the stories they read here, and the pictures they see.

    Maybe I’m a tad sensitive, but I’d hate it if people came to my blog and started getting narky. Telling someone to “get a life” because they really like a photo? That’s where I have the problem.

    However, it’s up to Heather, isn’t it? I just wanted to say that the negativity towards people saddens me.

Heather B. Armstrong

Hi. I’m Heather B. Armstrong, and this used to be called mommy blogging. But then they started calling it Influencer Marketing: hashtag ad, hashtag sponsored, hashtag you know you want me to slap your product on my kid and exploit her for millions and millions of dollars. That’s how this shit works. Now? Well… sit back, buckle up, and enjoy the ride.

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