If my blog were to come off of the computer screeen, I could see it as a talk show. My blog is similar to Real Time With Bill Maher and The Daily Show in that I follow political news and then give it a humerous spin. These shows also have had sucessful books, so I assume that my blog could also be a book as well. But that’s just thinking big. Most likely my blog would shift into Youtube videos. A similar comedian blogger from Cleveland has this similar approach to Ohio politics, but he primarily covers sports, and he recently got his own local TV show. I could see my blog running that kind of a path, but then again there are numerous blogs that are kind of like mine, though less with a focus on Ohio politics, so it would depend mostly on the sucess of the blog on whether it would become a book or a tv show. People enjoy political news and comedy, evident from the success of The Daily Show and the Colbert Report, and I think overall there could be a good market for a blog such as mine to become a more mainstream commercial journalism entertainment.
Respond in a post on the course blog: If your blog could evolve to something off the page (doesn’t necessarily have to be a book or a magazine), what could you see it becoming?
I think my DIY blog would be best suited to a vlog- not necessarily my face and me talking about the crafts, but just filming as I do them step by step. This would probably be the best actually, more than a written blog. it would probably be easier for users to follow along and see exactly what I am doing. However, if you try to follow along you either have to keep pausing or try to remember what I am saying. So maybe a little list of the steps in the description of the video would work best. I love watching youtube videos of how to do crafts. Strangely I have never seen youtube cooking videos, so maybe the cooking half of my blog would get a lot of views. Now I will have to look up cooking youtube videos after class… There are probably so many great videos and ideas out there of food! I try to be a little funny sometimes in my blog to stay interesting but in real life no one ever laughs at me so I don’t think my vlog would be popular 😦