Dear Bands on MySpace…

Dear Bands on MySpace,

Recently, I added a semi-popular band as a friend.  I did this for two reasons.  The first is I really like the band.  The second is so I could drop a banner for the site I write reviews for.  Everyone’s a winner.  They get more friends (thus looking more popular) and my reviews (hopefully) get more hits.

I did not, however, add this particular band so every fucking bar and local band would innudate me with friend requests.

Now I understand what you are trying to do.  You are trying to get your band’s name out there.  And I can dig it.  I also understand, on some level, it works because of the friend whores on MySpace.

But, for the love of God, please just stop.  I don’t want to be your friend.  I don’t listen to your music.  If I want to discover new music, I will discover it myself, thank you.

Having something shoved in your face is not a “discovery”.

So, in short, stop fucking spamming me.

Sincerely,

Stewie Redrum, esq.

Oh, and yes, I do use myspace to actually network.  But feel free to make fun of me!

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Ron

“Sincerely,

Stewie Redrum, esq.”

YOU COPIED ME. ME. YOU COPIED ME.

AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAGGGGHHHHHHHHH!

DJBenz

Thanks for the Add!

Stewie

Ron, but isn’t that the best form of flattery, or something?

DJ, I was going to add that .jpg as a reply, but I’m stupid and lazy.

lesley

ZOMG! Teh h8!!!!

If you’re not on MySpace for the bands, then what are you on there for? The child molesters???

Snooze

I bet you don’t wear t-shirts with logos on them either. Between bands on MySpace and e-bay comment whores, keep up the good fight.

aricblue

Hey bitch, didja get my friend invite? I sent it to you, but the whole myspace thing is crashing everytime I log in. Someone said I should get on there to promote my company, so I threw something up there real quick. I find the whole process and web site to be incredibly crappy–I have to log in every 5 minutes, and I get TONS of error messages every time I try to do anything.

Coffeedog

I hate myspace for that very same reason!