As the spam turns

It’s a good thing that I turned on comment and trackback moderation, as this blog has been carpetbombed with spam over the past few days– Last count is a couple hundred.

I was gearing up for a good rant when I noticed one particular spammer (identified by the same message over and over, despite different IP’s) — his arsenal of aliases was entirely drawn from Guiding Light characters of the mid-eighties.

Spammers are scum. But this one gets style points.

And yes, I watched Guiding Light with my mom in the eighties. What was I going to do? Read?

Mike Orren is the Chief Product Officer of The Dallas Morning News; President of Belo Business Intelligence; husband to Crystal Orren; and a Mungarian at Munger Place Church in Dallas, TX. All opinions herein are mine alone.