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BlogHer, Here I Come!

So I was at work the other week minding my own business like I usually do (O__O) when I received an email with from BlogHer (biggest female blogging community in the country). I opened the email to see an invitation from them to me to speak on a Humor Writing panel at this year’s conference.

Me: *falls out chair* Wait what? *closed email* *reopened and reread to make sure I read correctly the first time* *exclaims* WHATTT???

The line “We hope that you are interested” was in this email. Am I interested? AM I INTERESTED??? Does Mariah Carey like spandex? Is Ashanti hairy? Was Ron Burgundy trapped in a glass case of emotions??? Does Ricky Bobby wake up and piss excellence? HAYELL. YES!

I couldn’t respond back fast enough. I didn’t want to send them back an email that would show that I lacked ALL sense and was cheesing like a cheshire cat. I wanted to reply with “iLIVE!!! *does Bro Franklin*” but I thought better.

So I composed myself and crafted a very sensible reply, saying “This sounds like an AWESOME (for lack of a better word) opportunity. I’m definitely interested in speaking on this panel at BlogHer. I’ll just do a silent jig at my desk at work.” *Please insert applause here for maintaining some semblance of sense*

I’m Speaking!!! *faints*

Then I got my Speaker’s Agreement and sent it back yesterday. Once I got the green light to make it public, I was on Twittah hollering it from the rooftops and acting up. Doing all types of inappropriate twurks and church scoots. I did a joyful *WALL SLIDE* and errthang.

Lil ol’ ME? Speaking at BlogHer? You mean itttt??? *Thug on floor* :’-)

BlogHer is HUGE! Last year, registration sold out in 2 months, and some folks who wanted to go had to settle for the “Lobby Conference” which meant you paid to hang out in the lobby and take in the awesomeness of the surroundings and the people. I was one of those people. To go from that to speaking? I’m FLOORED! It’s like the Rose Bowl of Blogging, and I’m a starter. Like TGIF way back in the day, and I’m the 7:30 show. Like Saturday morning cartoons, and I’m SchoolHouse Rock AND New Kids on the Block.

I’m so excited and surprised that they deemed me worthy to be on a panel. So yes. I shall be at BlogHer ’10 in NYC on August 6 & 7. I’ll be the one in Red Pumps and acting a fool. You can’t miss me.

eBailey’s for EVERYONE! This is a partayyy! Ow owwwww!

26 Comments

  1. Rita Arens
    January 27, 2010 at 5:25 pm — Reply

    After reading this, I cannot WAIT to hear you speak. Rock on, woman.

  2. Lisa Stone
    January 27, 2010 at 6:23 pm — Reply

    Rita I will cut you if you block my view of this panel. I'm just sayin.

  3. Luvvie
    January 27, 2010 at 6:35 pm — Reply

    Aw shucks!!! Thanks Rita!

  4. Luvvie
    January 27, 2010 at 6:35 pm — Reply

    *dead* LMAO!!!

  5. The Diva's Thoughts
    January 27, 2010 at 7:27 pm — Reply

    Congrats girly!! That is awesome!

  6. missqueentri
    January 27, 2010 at 9:18 pm — Reply

    Congrats! You def deserve it!

  7. fabdogooder
    January 27, 2010 at 10:07 pm — Reply

    COngrats! Now I gotta go ahead and register for the conference!

  8. legitimate_soul
    January 28, 2010 at 12:16 am — Reply

    Congratulations cause you be havin' me hollerin'! (On VSB I commented how your term of "bald-headed games" is part of my office lexicon at work). You are hilarious and talented and I'm glad you have gotten recognized for it!

  9. MommyMel
    January 28, 2010 at 1:05 am — Reply

    Totally stoked for you. I truly enjoy your writing and will for certain attend the conference in support and insight.

  10. maxfab
    January 28, 2010 at 8:42 am — Reply

    Congrats oh awesome one! Now I really need to get my tuches in gear and register for the conference so I can stan you #nostalker

  11. jes
    January 28, 2010 at 2:10 pm — Reply

    You have no idea how much we're looking forward to having you on this panel. NO. IDEA.

  12. miss t-lee
    January 28, 2010 at 2:49 pm — Reply

    Congratulations missy!!!!

  13. true2me
    January 28, 2010 at 3:01 pm — Reply

    congrats…YAY..i wanna be like you when I grow up

  14. Luvvie
    January 28, 2010 at 3:30 pm — Reply

    Thanks, Diva!

  15. Luvvie
    January 28, 2010 at 3:30 pm — Reply

    I appreciate ya!

  16. Luvvie
    January 28, 2010 at 3:30 pm — Reply

    YES, Bessie! U surely must so I can meet ya. :-D

  17. Luvvie
    January 28, 2010 at 3:32 pm — Reply

    Aawww thanks!!! And LOL @ ur office using "bald-headed games." A mess.

  18. Luvvie
    January 28, 2010 at 3:33 pm — Reply

    YAYYYYY!!! Thanks MommyMel! Looking forward to meeting you

  19. Luvvie
    January 28, 2010 at 3:33 pm — Reply

    I insist on it!!! lol

  20. Luvvie
    January 28, 2010 at 3:33 pm — Reply

    Thanks Miss T-Lee!!!

  21. Luvvie
    January 28, 2010 at 3:33 pm — Reply

    *cartwheels* You ladies have made my year!

  22. Luvvie
    January 28, 2010 at 3:34 pm — Reply

    LOL! U wanna be senseless too? Naw, methinks having some semblance of good sense works for u. Thanks boo!

  23. KindredSmile
    January 28, 2010 at 3:53 pm — Reply

    Congrats again, dear! Let your IG shine through the smog-filled skies of NYC!

  24. LoudPen
    January 28, 2010 at 4:10 pm — Reply

    Congrats, Luvvie! I definitely need to check out the BlogHer conference & register so I can come hear you speak!

  25. Miss Journey
    January 31, 2010 at 4:09 am — Reply

    Wow, that is AMAZING! Congratulations!

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