The Naked Listener’s Weblog 2012 in review

Wednesday 2 January 2013, 11.42am HKT


The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2012 annual report for this blog.

Here’s an excerpt:

“19,000 people fit into the new Barclays Center to see Jay-Z perform. This blog was viewed about 86,000 times in 2012. If it were a concert at the Barclays Center, it would take about 5 sold-out performances for that many people to see it.”

Click here to see the complete report.

Thank you, WordPress, for the ‘Automattic’ annual report.

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Happy New Fiscal Cliff Year! Still with me so far?

Tuesday 1 January 2013, 12.01am HKT


12.01am local time, 10°C (50°F), chilly and breezy

DING! Ding! Ding!

Once a year, this comes out to remind peep’l just who (and what) is behind the unfunny hilarity of this blog.

Rest assured you won’t be bothered with this stuff until the same time next year. (Intervening shameless self-faggotry excepted.)

This year’s version contains some new material not in the original.

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Recap of stories for October

Thursday 22 November 2012, 1.04pm HKT


Summary of posts and site updates for October 2012.

It is embarrassing to say the least that The Naked Listener could only manage to pen a paltry three posts for October, seriously down from his batting average of 20 post a month.

It is only by the grace of two guest writers who took up the slack that this blog continues to exist for your reading pleasure and sardonic hilarity.

The Naked Listener definitely deserves to have his knuckles rapped.

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THE STORIES

10 things this week

07 Oct 2012

Summary of all the nonsense and heartburn surrounding my life for Week 40. [FULL STORY]

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Look around you, not just at your desires

12 Oct 2012

Ninety-nine percent of us spend 99% of our waking hours trying to make 99% more moolah just to make ends meet. The remaining 1% of us spend 99% of the waking hours actually looking for more ways of making more moolah. [FULL STORY]

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10 things this week (Week 41)

14 Oct 2012

Clearly another week of bad hair days, as evidenced by another weekly summary (for Week 41). [FULL STORY]

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GUESTPOSTS

Peaches and mushrooms in blue and green

28 Oct 2012

Another exclusive article by Ophelia Kwong, a British- and American-trained artist who very kindly took up the slack in writing for The Naked Listener. This month, Ophelia gives us a glimpse of her work and the history behind them. [FULL STORY]

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The future of ‘government’

30 Oct 2012

In this exclusive article by guest author Guus Goorts of the Netherlands, now based in Singapore, tells us how the information overload of today’s world might just spell the obsolescence of ‘government’ in tomorrow’s world. [FULL STORY]

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SITE UPDATES & NEW PAGES

No site updates issued but the following items have been updated with minor amendments and improvements:—

  • Index menu tab now reconfigured to help you find stories by categories
  • FAQ menu tab now reset into child pages to help you find answers to stupid questions
  • Re-added menu items for Facebook, Twitter, Sister blog and Mirror site.

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PREVIOUS MONTHS

For all posts published in 2012, click on the month below:—

  1. January
  2. February
  3. March
  4. April (nil stories — blog on furlough)
  5. May (nil stories — ditto)
  6. June (nil stories — ditto)
  7. July
  8. August
  9. September

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