This is Why We Can’t Have Nice Things

I just noticed that I have 9000 unpublished comments to posts made here in the last year or so. They are all spam, or all the ones I have bothered to check, anyway.

So, screw that. I’m done with comments. Gone. Bye. No comments on my blog anymore. So few of you comment anyway and those of you with things to say can say it in other forums, like Facebook, Google+, Twitter, Email, or, Gods Forbid: In person!

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Well, that’s a relief…

I woke up this morning to news of a worm targeting WordPress blogs that had not updated to the latest version. So, I dashed off to backup my database and my posts to xml and then to update the blog. Looks like I wasn’t hit and all is well. And, for added measure, I threw a new theme up. As a web designer, I really should create my own theme but you know what they say about the cobbler’s own children…