Every year, I do a little post before BlogHer (I’ll be there August 1st through 6th, unless my business continues to do this poorly, in which case I’ll have to cancel) where I explain how to pronounce my last name. I also do a post about attending the conference, which I’ll be writing in the next week or so.
Why do I do this? Mostly for fun. I don’t really care if you mispronounce it – I know it’s a mouthful, and honestly I probably don’t even know what your name is, so how can I feel like I have a right to a correctly pronounced last name?
This year, I had big plans. I wrote a parody for a song and planned on recording the vocals, then filming a real music video for it. Time got away from me, unfortunately, so all I have is the recorded vocal track, which I now present to you.
My parody of Ke$ha’s song “Cannibal”, entitled “Avitable”: