So Let's Go Nowhere

The Agony of Defeat is one month old today. That is one month longer than I thought I could sustain it.

When Adam Riff™ (then Child of a Lesser God) debuted in 2000, I updated once a month.

Now I estimate I spend 35 hours a week outside my day job working on this web site. What you see is deceptively simple.

The sidebar alone is a 12-hour project, or how I spend my Friday afternoons/nights. All other content is crafted daily like an episode of Saturday Night Live. I draft up 10-20 posts and then consolidate and refine the ones I like.

Some nights I'm up past 2:00 a.m. brainstorming better comments and editing words and sentence constructions that I'm not happy with.

Needless to say, I didn't need to adopt a third gig sifting through sports photos every day.

So it goes.


  1. hugo 07 May 09 at 18:26

    just sell out and put ads up already. JUSTIFIED.

  2. Josh 07 May 09 at 21:16

    honestly, i agree.

  3. Cangrejero 07 May 09 at 21:31

    Seriously, I don't know how you do it.

  4. David H 07 May 09 at 23:23

    I love this site so much. All your efforts are appreciated & admired.

  5. Andrew 07 May 09 at 23:37

    This is my favorite website.

  6. Anon 08 May 09 at 17:59

    That is a lot of time. Well worth it, though

  7. Ben 09 May 09 at 05:30

    You know how I feel.

  8. Ammo 12 May 09 at 00:05


  9. ernest riles 12 May 09 at 11:17

    my favorite site on the interwebs.

    thanks, jon.


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