AT about 12:56 Chicago time, the count of views went over 10,000,000. I was refreshing the site frequently, but the figures would often stay the same and then suddenly jump a lot; obviously, the views aren’t tallied one at a time but in bunches. The figure I got at 12:56 is this:
And the lucky commenter who posted closest to the odometer tick? Reader ForCarl, who posted the following comment on the “50 top atheists” thread:
Author : ForCarl
Commentors 27 and 28 are on to something. Read carefully all the bios associated with the list. They have these weird elements in them. The more I read them, the more apparent the cynicism and mockery.
ForCarl, email me with your address to claim your prize.
In other good news, FOW (friend of the website) Miranda Hale, gender traitor and known enemy of the Catholic church, has purchased a Christmas present for the website: she coughed up the thirty bucks necessary to eliminate ads from this site for one year! That’s a wonderful present: the ads were really beginning to get on my nerves (and, I suspect, yours as well), but I was too cheap to pay for their elimination. (I note that the ads are still appearing and I’ve written a testy email to WordPress.) Thanks, Miranda! Be sure to go see her plea to be adopted by Bill Donohue as part of the Catholic League’s “Adopt An Atheist” campaign.
Okay, it’s back to business as usual, and we’ll celebrate with a kitteh: