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Monday, August 24, 2009

Better titles for a blog

I'm thinking Adventures in Mama-Land is kind of lame... but is there any title that could appropriately capture in relatively few words exactly what it is that I do here?
I'm so bad at titles; when I write an article, the title is always the hardest part - and then every single editor changes the title!  I always ask myself why I'm even bothering to create a title, but an article (or story) looks naked without one.
 
I could probably just use the words "UHU Paste:  Pros and Cons" at the top of every article I submit, just to give the editors something to change.  They always like the text okay, but no editor has ever kept my own title.
 
So - here's a list of titles for this blog that would be way cooler:
  • Lasagna Night
  • Mama Rant
  • Adventures in Mama-Land (Elisheva's suggestion)
  • Unimaginable Violence (a reference to this cartoon, which I find hilarious, while nobody else does)
  • H.M.S. SinkyTown (a reference to this cartoon, which is STILL my desktop wallpaper after 5 months:  I love it to BITS; it is my life in a nutshell!)
  • All the Boats Leak
  • Green Sleeves
If it was JUST a Judaism / religion / spirituality blog, I would definitely go with "all the boats leak," which I think I got from a Conservative rabbi somewhere along the line.
 
 

1 comment:

decemberbaby said...

Well, I personally find the unimaginable violence cartoon hysterically funny. It's right up there with the Rowan Atkinson headmaster sketch ("well, perhaps he'd have been a better student if you had administered a few more fatal beatings!"). But I think that taken out of context it would be a weird title for your blog.

I think I'd go with HMS sinkytown. Cute, and maybe you can put the cartoon in your banner somehow?