Bil's out, so that means that I'm going to remind you all to vote Bilerico tonight. I won't completely humiliate myself like I did last week. I will only partly humiliate myself.
You see, we're in it to win it. And, as of this moment, we're in second place behind TowleRoad and just ahead of JoeMyGod. We need your votes, and I already know that there are far more than enough readers on this site who could push us over tonight and tomorrow morning.
Haven't we built a good rapport over this past year? By we, I mean you, specifically, and any of the contributors on this site. Do you like them? Consider this like tipping, sure, you don't have to do it, but it's built in to American culture, and you really can't change it without hurting someone's livelihood.
Should I compliment you? Oh, well, all right. You're looking lovely today. Really. That top looks smashing with what you have on down there. And your hair or lack of it is great! I don't think I've ever seen you look so... glowing. Really? You want to vote Bilerico now? Alrighty then. Here's the link.
What if I talk about what happens if you don't vote? Well, TowleRoad wins. Do you really want to live in a universe where TowleRoad is officially the Best LGBT Blog for an entire year? I sure wouldn't, but it really has nothing to do with them. I just want to win.
What if I promised to clean things up around your house.... nah, you've seen my place, and you don't want yours to look like that.
What if I offered you a free T-shirt? I couldn't make good on that, considering how little money we make off this site, but you could wear a T-shirt you already own and tell people I gave it to you. Please don't do that if you don't vote for us. That would be pretty douchey.
Maybe someone who contributes to Bilerico has hurt you. In which case, we apologize. Thank you for accepting our apology. Aren't you going to show there are no hard feelings by voting?
What about the promise of a victory party? It's gonna be wild, seriously. OMG, if you only knew what we had planned for last year with the dancers and piano and piñatas and the the discussions of LGBTQ internal, electoral, and cultural politics.... Aw, seriously, it's gonna be wicked if we win.