Posted by: Kate | January 17, 2007

I Was Here First

Recently, it has come to my attention that there’s a movie coming out “soon.” I don’t know how soon, because the hit counters don’t tell me the answers when people type in questions for searches. Questions like, “When does the movie Because I Said So come out?”

Sigh. I was here first. I had this title before I knew that such a movie was happening. I’m sure that the movie was in production before I changed the name of the blog, because the name change was, what, three or four months ago? More recently than a movie would come out… but it wasn’t advertised yet, as of then.

Sigh. But I feel like a plagiarizing, unoriginal, me-too’ing copycat. So do I change the name again, or wait for the movie to blow over? I was considering, in honor of the upcoming Parisian adventures, calling it C’est la Kate but… I dunno.

I’m flaky today. Got any opinions?

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Responses

  1. Kate, Kate, Kate. Who cares, my dear?

    Keep the name if you want it. There’s no way the movie could be as entertaining as your Blog.

    Take 2 Margaritas and call me in the morning.

  2. I agree with Wendy –

    My sister named her baby, Evelyn, after our grandmother. Six months later, a movie came out called: Evelyn, starring Pierce Brosnan. My sister was pissed.

    I know a couple (fleeting friends) who had twins and named them Will and Grace – you guessed it, 8 months later, guess which tv show started showing. ACK-

    The list goes on.

  3. Of course do what you want. Who cares about moviegoers and their confusion!

    But I do like the c’est la kate idea if you decide to switch.

  4. I’m still coming back for more no matter what the decision is. If you want a super witty something or other to adorn the blog…may I suggest looking into purchasing the book. “The Art of Looking Sideways”. I’ve managed to get through have of the ginormous reading…and would venture a guess that there are a bazillion famous quotes, sayings, and tidbits to suit anything. A ready-made source for intelliectual plagarism. It’s also quite visually stimulating “in a design /graphic/ aesthetic sort of way, not in a gutter/trash novel way.

  5. Here’s the worst part, It stars Diane Keaton!!

    Check out the link

    http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0490084/

  6. I saw it on a commercial the other night and thought of you. :o)

  7. Leave it, because you were here first, and well you are better than any lame movie any day! :kiss:

  8. Oh, GAWD, Nili, NOT THAT. ANYthing but Diane Keaton. Actually, I have nothing against her, but I’m trying to be as cool as you. Every day, really.

    Thanks to y’all, I think I’ll keep the title. Too much effort to change it. I was here, and the movie will be gone, I’ll leave my name to carry on…


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