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I think because anyone can hang up a shingle and call themselves a PR professional, there should be an opportunity to make the APR the gold standard. I've known people who've valued it, and those who haven't, although most of those people had the same feelings about PRSA involvement in general. Really, it sounds like the APR has some PR problems.
Toggle Commented Jun 5, 2013 on The horse and buggy of PR at RepMan
I know there aren't any words that will make things better, but I am sorry for your loss. I know Ferris meant a lot to you.
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I watched Stand By Me the other day, and I remember thinking at the end how true-to-life your characters ended up being. It was nice to come here today and read you saying the same thing. Was it really over 20 years ago? I remember it like it was yesterday.
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I totally forgot to order mine the other day, so I have apparently missed out because as much as I love your work, the money I'd spend on the special edition would buy a lot of groceries these days.
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Even though I have seen Stand By Me hundreds of times, I'm sorry I didn't know it was on this weekend too. I need to see about getting it on DVD, because my VHS is long past worn out. I came to your blog many years ago, when you wrote a post on Jonathan Brandis committing suicide. My favorite post? There are just too many to chose. Blue Light Special is one of my favorites, but I really like whenever you write about Star Trek, which is interesting because I am not a Trekkie by any stretch of the imagination.
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Last night, when I was working at Toyland, I saw those Star Wars Mighty Muggs toys, and right there, next to Princess Leia, was ol' Lando. I thought of this story last night, so it was awesome to come here and see the comic book version. Still one of my favorite moments here.
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Wil, anyone who's been reading here for more than a day or so knows that you are a good guy who is rarely a dick for no good reason. I didn't hear what Jerry said, but I would take it with a grain of salt if I had. And even if had happened, it was a million years ago and at some point we all grow up. I would've figured all the older kids on the set picked on all of you younger guys anyhow...
Toggle Commented May 13, 2008 on itchy feet and fading smiles at WWdN: In Exile
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It's almost here! It's almost here! I'm so excited! I'm definitely posting a link on my blog when it's ready, but what I'd really love to see is a book-signing here in Nashville. I have a friend who coordinates such things for one of the stores here, if you need it...
Toggle Commented Jun 21, 2007 on so about my new book . . . at WWdN: In Exile
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I guess I must be a geek too, because I thought that tattoo was absolutely hilarious.
Toggle Commented Mar 5, 2007 on one more for the geeks at WWdN: In Exile
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I'm a girl, too. I am in my 30s and find that I can relate to just about everything you write, although some of the geek stuff makes me say "huh?" I'll admit it, I stopped here because I had a huge crush on you when I was 12, but I stay because you are a damn good writer. (Speaking of which, I'm almost done with your book and it's fantastic!)
Toggle Commented Feb 14, 2007 on i woke up in a soho doorway at WWdN: In Exile
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I felt like I was back in grade school playing Ms. Pac Man with my dad at the donut shop by our house.
Toggle Commented Feb 8, 2007 on Geek in Review: Pac-Man Fever at WWdN: In Exile
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P.S. One of my friends got me this great little book called "The Writer's Block" that has ideas to jump-start your creativity when you're stuck. It's been a lifesaver!
Toggle Commented Jan 22, 2007 on creative types: come read this at WWdN: In Exile
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I've been busy and I got behind with your blog. I finally have the time to start reading again, and I really feel like it's helping with my writing. The reason I felt compelled to comment is because I just realized this as I was walking home from the library after picking up the copy of "Just a Geek" that I had reserved. I can't wait to read it.
Toggle Commented Jan 22, 2007 on creative types: come read this at WWdN: In Exile
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That is a great picture! Thanks for sharing it with all of us.
Toggle Commented Jan 5, 2007 on man and wife at WWdN: In Exile
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I could post some big, long political discourse in your comments, or I could just shake my head in awe at how this man has made a mockery of Democracy and the nation's highest office. Thank God for term limits.
Toggle Commented Jan 4, 2007 on there he goes again at WWdN: In Exile
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Happy Birthday, Wil. I wish I got to spend my birthday in Vegas. (Actually I was supposed to and my plans fell through...) Hope this year is the best year yet for you!
Toggle Commented Jul 30, 2006 on i get one every year at WWdN: In Exile
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I ordered mine! And yes, the waiting sucks.
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I've seen Stand By Me an embarrassingly large number of times (Thanks, Wil!) and I never would've thought to do something like that. Of course, maybe that's because I'm not creative. I always thought if any of them had snapped, it would've been Corey. Nice trip down memory lane, but when did I get OLD? :(
Toggle Commented May 20, 2006 on what's wrong with gordie? at WWdN: In Exile
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Wil, I don't know if you remember, but when I read your blog and decided to do a half-marathon two years ago, you gave me some advice on it. It's still hard work. And honestly, it doesn't matter if it's 1.3 miles or 13.1 or 26.2, it's the thought that counts. It's that you are awesome friends doing this for Kris and raising TONS of moolah for cancer research. I am going to scrape up some money and donate as soon as I can. It's the least I can do, especially since I think I'm sitting this year out. God bless you both. I am glad to hear Kris is doing well. Everyone is still in my prayers.
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I'm posting again to completely and totally apologizing for being a fan for 20 years (20 years!) and spelling your name like the word "will" for the first time ever. I'm a doof. Sorry!
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I'm posting again to completely and totally apologizing for being a fan for 20 years (20 years!) and spelling your name like the word "will" for the first time ever. I'm a doof. Sorry!
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Woooohooo! That's good news will, and I'm hoping Monday it will be great news!!!! I am excited for you and have all my fingers and toes crossed!!!!
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Good luck, Wil. I hope you get it! And, from your description of it, I'd probably even watch it! I'll admit it I'm not much for Sci-fi, but I've been reading you long enough that it's starting to grow on me!
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OK, Wil, so I don't have much to add that's any different than what everyone else has said. But I guess I've been a fan for 20 years or so now. I googled something (who knows what now?) to get to your site a couple of years ago, and I stayed. And I read everyday. And yes, your blog inspired me to be a blogger too. Now that I've realized I have an audience for my blog I sometimes worry if they're interested in what I'm writing. But at the end of the day it's my blog and if they don't like a particular post, they can either move on permanantly or come back tomorrow. You're an excellent writer. You're a fantastic actor, one of my favorites. You're a great guy, a great dad and a great husband. I love reading whatever you write. Please don't be so hard on yourself. I know we are own worst critics, but I hate to see someone so great feeling so down about himself.
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Wil, I personally like the look of this site a lot, and I really like that you are spending more time writing since you're not so busy with the tech stuff. I just use blogger, so I can't tell you which one's superior, but if you're happy with this, roll with it. And you CAN always change your mind later.
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