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So Long Some Like It Scott…For Now!

Updated on May 8, 2011

The Some Like It Scott website and Don’t Get Me Started blog began in August 2006. I had won an opportunity to be the official blogger for Project Runway’s season 3 on the official website at giving my sassy commentary after each week’s episodes. I received hundreds of comments (good and bad) each week and it even got me an interview at the Style network (turns out that they only wanted to gossip about the show and see if I knew who was going to win that year). The editor I worked with at Bravo offered me an opportunity to have my personal blog and website listed on their sister site because he was sure that I had one and that it was hilarious. I didn’t have a blog or a website but I knew I had hilarious covered. Scrambling and having no experience at all I decided I needed to create a website. I signed up with one of those host your domain, customize the templates and create your own website sites. I did not surface for 72 hours. Again and again I would tweak the look of the top border or the picture on this page or that page. I didn’t have any idea what I was doing but I was convinced that I had to learn enough so as to not make it look some cookie cutter website. As anyone who has ever designed a website will tell you, you’re never “finished” with it, it’s constantly evolving and you’re daily making tweaks to something on it.

In my last blog for Project Runway I was able to mention my site. This brought the first people to my site and in 2006 I was voted as one of the Top Ten Readers’ blogs by The Advocate magazine. Next I was contacted by Paramount Studios to premier the One Night Only video from the movie Dreamgirls on my site before the film was released. The partner of the film’s director had seen my blog in The Advocate and told the film’s Marketing department about me. There was a promise of an interview with the director (which never happened) and I was sent a case of paperback novelizations of the movie and three posters signed by Jennifer Hudson. Next it was email interviews with RuPaul and many up and coming musical artists which I was sure was going to make me the next Mary Hart (except more Jewish looking and not so annoying). I really thought I was moments away from getting the “big call.” You know the one where they want me to start writing for E! or some other network. When everyone in the blogging world went to video blogs, I went too. This I was sure was going to catch Rosie O’Donnell’s eye or at the very least I would go viral on YouTube (the kind of viral where you don’t need an antibiotic). I toiled, I made sure that I was doing reciprocal links from my site to other sites, I was getting my site on blog rolls, and I was sending emails and commenting on news stories with links to my site. All the while working full time and updating the site with a new blog at least five times a week.

This August will be four years of working on the site and unfortunately, I don’t know where blogging is headed next but I think it will need to continue on without me, at least when it comes to daily blogging. I have loved ranting and raving, having people tell me I’m going to hell or that I’ve touched on something that they can relate to, comments good and bad are great to get because as I’ve always said, blogging is a strange experience as unless someone comments you don’t who has read your blog or if they liked it or not. (Basically I could be practicing blogging masturbation where I’m the only one getting anything out of it.) There are more than 900 blog entries, essays and interviews on the site and I’m very proud of all of them. Writing every day has made me a better writer and now it’s time to see if I can’t take the energy I’ve put into this blog and create something more lasting or on the cutting edge of what writing will become. I have several ideas from books to e-books to plays to screenplays. I’m not sure where I’ll head next but I hope that those of you who have followed my blog will come along on the journey with me when the time comes.

The Some Like It Scott website will stay up so if you’ve found me on hubpages or one of the other sites where my blogs are listed and never visited the actual website, here’s your chance. All of the blogs are there so if you’re one of my morning coffee with Some Like It Scott pals, I would suggest you start at the beginning in August 2006 and read a blog a day to wean yourself off of the daily routine. Sure some are about what was going on at the time and may be out of date but for the most part they’re just my take on life.

I want to finish by saying that I appreciate all of the people who have written in to me over the years and I hope you’ll stay in touch. Thank you so much for reading, laughing and crying with me over life and the world around us. As my Mother always says to me, “Keep a sense of humor, it’s critical.”

Again, thank you!


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      Mamale 7 years ago

      Just read this and my eyes are sore from crying. It was a shock but I know that there is something out there waiting for such a talented, caring person such as you.

      Wow, who knew? I am "overwhelmed".

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      Seakay 7 years ago from Florida

      You will definitely be missed! Perhaps stop back once in awhile to share?!

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      ReuVera 7 years ago from USA

      You are fresh air in this life, Scott! Good luck to you in all your projects! Hope to read from you yet!

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      Jason Menayan 7 years ago from San Francisco

      We'll miss you, Scott! Hope it's a temporary hiatus and not a permanent one. :-)

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      somelikeitscott 7 years ago from Las Vegas

      EA - As I've always been since the day we started our "friendship" on hubpages, I'm eternally grateful for everything that is you. Thanks again.

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      Earth Angel 7 years ago

      "My morning cup of java will no longer tast so sweet!!"

      Hey Scott!

      You stopped popping up on my morning list so I came looking for you again!!

      Shock of shock I must say!! But fully understandable!! As a writer/author/publisher myself, I long ago concluded that my efforts could either be wasted and vanish into Internet never-never land, or, my work could be more focused to produce lasting work that would stand the test of time!!

      Glad you joined the later group!! Welcome aboard!!

      That's not to say that I am not completely crazy about HubPages, I am!! I look at leaving comments here on some pretty amazing Hubs as my morning 'scales' like a singer!! Gets my brain loosened as well as my fingers!!

      I am heading to your web site now and hope there is a sign-up option so I may be alerted to your new adventures!!

      Blessings good soul!! Earth Angel is one who certainly "Likes It Scott!!"

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      somelikeitscott 7 years ago from Las Vegas

      Thanks ladies, and definitely keep a watch out. You haven't heard the last of my kvetching yet!!!

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      lisadpreston 7 years ago from Columbus, Ohio

      I wish you every success. You deserve it as you are truly a talent. Are you still doing choreography?in Vegas? I went to Ptown for vacation and saw the most awesome shows and 2 guys in particular are so damn talented. I am going to hub on my vacation but I really want to promote these 2 guys. Icons was one of the shows, (Drag) and the other was Naked boys singing. You have got to see it. It is so funny, and yes they are stark naked. The one I love the most is Ryan Obermeier. I have his email. Don't be jealous! just kidding, but god, you would fall in love with him. He's going to Thailand for a month. Hopefully not for the reason I'm thinking. But anyway, I will be following you, you're funny and I just adore you. You're a star baby!

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      MotherHubber 7 years ago from Southern California

      Scott, thank you for all of your hard work. You've made me laugh, and brought me to tears many, many times. I know the best still lies ahead for you. I will keep in touch, and hope you'll do the same. :) Love ya! ~MH

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      Cindy Vine 7 years ago from Cape Town

      You were definitely entertaining and day brightening!

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      somelikeitscott 7 years ago from Las Vegas

      Kimmie, I love and miss you too! Let's chat soon.

      MPG Narratives, Thanks for your kind words. As I said in the hub above, there are more than 900 articles and whatnot on the Some Like It Scott site to check out, so please do so and hopefully I can continue to give you some more "great gay laughs!" Thanks again.

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      Marie Giunta 7 years ago from Sydney, Australia

      Oh I'm sobbing, you will be missed. I've only recently found you and now you are going:(

      You have given me some great gay laughs and a lot more so I will be sorry not to read so much of your stuff but I do understand where you need to go from here.

      Good luck and keep us posted, although I'm sure we'll hear about your success somewhere out there. Cheers from Oz.

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      Kim 7 years ago

      I feel like I watched the birth of this child, and now he is heading off to college. A very gay college. With Judy Garland singing in the band and Barbra teaching Psych. I am sad because I felt like I got to see you almost every day, yet I am happy because now you can get some of your life back. I adore you and now I have to get off my ass and actually call you every now & then.

      Lots of love to one of my favorite people on the planet.

      Sluts & Suds 4-Ever!

      Love - Kimmie

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      somelikeitscott 7 years ago from Las Vegas

      Thank you all for your kind words and heartfelt wishes. It's weird actually, I got the car fixed today and thought, "THIS is a blog!!" But in a larger sense there is a great feeling of freedom and I think that perhaps I can begin to create some things that you'll appreciate even more so please stay tuned. And again, from the deepest part of my heart, thank you.

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      Stacie Naczelnik 7 years ago from Seattle

      Love you Scott!

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      Paradise7 7 years ago from Upstate New York

      Oh, booo hooo! Just when I found a bud! He's going! WHY does this always happen...DON'T GET ME STARTED!

      Love ya, good luck to you in all your future endeavors, and have a WONDERFUL life!

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      abrarr 7 years ago from USA

      i wish all the best for your future. i hope your new adventure prove fruitful for u.

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      kkalmes 7 years ago

      Hello SLIScott, we are definitely going to miss you around here, but I fully intend on keeping track of you in the ethernet milkyway. I've got your website bookmarked and you can count on hearing from me.

      The very best of luck... Kevin Kalmes

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      ValerieH 7 years ago

      I wish you all the luck in the world Scott. I have enjoyed your hubs and there are so many more to read. Stay funny.

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      somelikeitscott 7 years ago from Las Vegas

      Most of my blogs are posted on my site and Hubpages. I'm looking at new possibilities and adventures with my writing. All that to say, you won't see new posts 5 days a week from me anywhere for awhile. Thanks for reading and all the wonderful comments!

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      Sabrae 7 years ago from Georgia

      So does that mean you are leaving hubpages or just the website?

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      jodie 7 years ago

      nooooo, nooooo. . . please say it isn't so. . . .

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      Amber 7 years ago

      Gonna miss you! Best of luck.