Blawg Review, set up by the anonymous and mysterious Ed is an institution, a carnival of law bloggers with a different blawger hosting it each week. This week Ed celebrated the 200th edition and wondered if the end was nigh? I can’t see the death of Blawg Review imminent or otherwise. It is a wonderful resource and while US centric to some extent, this is changing. A number of bloggers from the UK, Canada, Australia and elsewhere have hosted. I’ve enjoyed doing two: #141 at the beginning of 2008 and #193 at the beginning of 2009 (The Lord of Misrule)
While children sleep in their beds and lawyers pore over their briefs and papers…. the Prince of Darkness himself will host Blawg Review on March 16th… the theme day of my favourite god, Bacchus. Lawyers in the American mid-west ‘may’ tremble at the prospect after the Prince revealed himself in Blawg Review #666 last year – a truly astonishing peroration on no theme at all by the holder of the Tourette Chair of Legal Blogging at F%$chester University. This year… who knows what GEEKLAWYER will do. I cannot wait!
I interviewed Geeklawyer who likes to remain anonymous. This explains his Ninja outfit. He has just been in Canada for a month, living high on the proceeds of fees from his grateful punters.
PS: Colin Samuels, author of the Infamy or Praise Blawg picked up his fourth Blawg Review of The Year title (in succession) for his excellent Blawg Review on the theme of The Ancient Mariner. His previous Blawg Reviews took Dante’s Inferno as the theme. I am pleased to say that Colin Samuels is now my co-author for the West London Man series of social satires modelled (loosely) on Hogarth’s Rake’s Progress.